Friday, February 19th, 2021
Dr. Philip LeFevre
Dr. Philip J. LeFevre III of Glendale, Missouri, died February 8, 2021, in a tragic plane accident. His son, Philip J. LeFevre IV, also perished in the crash.
Dr. LeFevre was born July 9, 1935 in South Bend, Indiana, to Henry and Agnes (Steinbrunner) LeFevre who later moved to St. Joe, OH. He was married 54 years to Patricia (Adams) LeFevre, who preceded him in death on February 12, 2019.
He is survived by four daughters and their spouses, Michelle and Alan Arbuckle, Cherie and Matt Grahek, Christie and Michael King, Julie and Warren Nakatani, daughter-in-law, Laura LeFevre, 17 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Dr. LeFevre is also survived by his siblings, Kathleen Bohman, Cy (Helen) LeFevre, Larry (Kathy) LeFevre and Marguerite (David) Brunswick.
Dr. LeFevre was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Henry (Bud) LeFevre, Joseph LeFevre, brother-in-law, Daniel Bohman and sister-in-law, Theresa LeFevre.
In June 2020, Dr. LeFevre retired after celebrating 50 years as a psychiatrist. He was in private practice for over 42 years, and during his last eight years in medicine, served as a professor at St. Louis School of Medicine and as a practitioner with SLU Care Department of Neurology and Psychiatry.
A Requiem Mass was held February 15, 2021, at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Assumption Catholic Church in St. Louis, Missouri.