Philip StinchcombElectrical contractorPhilip Stinchcomb, a...

November 13, 1994

Philip Stinchcomb

Electrical contractor

Philip Stinchcomb, a retired Baltimore electrical contractor, died Oct. 31 of complications of cancer in a nursing home in Oxnard, Calif.

Mr. Stinchcomb, who was 85 and moved to Oxnard from Crisfield in 1971, retired in 1961 as president of Philip Stinchcomb Inc.

A native of the Joppa area, he attended the University of California at Los Angeles for two years after moving to California.

Mr. Stinchcomb wrote several short stories that were published, and was writing three books when he died. He was a former president of the Ventura County Writers Club in California and taught in its writing program.

L He was a volunteer teacher in a literacy program for adults.

In 1985, he went to England and found records in the Village of Stinchcombe of an ancestor who came to Maryland in 1663.

A memorial service for Mr. Stinchcomb was planned for 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Mountain Christian Church in Fallston.

Surviving are his wife, the former Claire Roby; a daughter, Phyllis Bagdadi of Los Angeles; a stepdaughter, Eleanor Engers of Phoenix in Baltimore County; a stepson, Frank Porter of Owings Mills; a brother, Mick Stinchcomb of Monkton; 11 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.

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