Philip "Rooster" White Downs
February 18, 1933 - May 29, 2015
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Roberson Funeral Home Punta Gorda Chapel
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Wednesday 6/10, 7:00 pm
Roberson Funeral Home Punta Gorda Chapel
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A Memorial gathering, starting at 5 p.m. celebrating Philip’s life, continuing until start of service at 7 p.m., will be held at Roberson Funeral Homes’ Punta Gorda Chapel, 215 Mary Street, on Wednesday, June 10, 2015.

Philip “Rooster” White Downs, 82, of Punta Gorda, Florida, formerly of New York, died Friday, May 29, 2015 in Port Charlotte, Florida. He was born February 18, 1933 in Southampton, L.I., New York, to the late Robert and Maude Downs. Known as Rooster by family and friends, spent most of his life in New York…

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Bob and Lois O'Con left a message on July 20, 2015:
Dear Dee, So sorry to learn of Rooster's passing. Remembering some fun times in Cooperstown
Kimberly Downs Foster left a message on June 10, 2015:
Dear Daddy..loving prayers for you today.Rest in peace Dad untill we shall meet again God has brought you home.With love. Your dearly beloved daughter Kimmy and family.xxoo I shall miss our daily talks .Brittany sends her love. Watch over your children..grand children and great grandson.GOD BLESS YOU.
Cathleen Downs Montanino left a message on June 6, 2015:
For my one and only Dad. There will always be a special place in my heart for you Dad. Dad, you will be forever remembered. Dad, is resting with the angels. I love you Dad. All my love, your daughter, Cathleen
Brad Wappat left a message on June 5, 2015:
Mindi and I are so sorry to hear of Rooster's passing. In the short time I knew Rooster, I had a great time visiting and enjoyed listening to his many stories. He really enjoyed his Fly Creek property and those Morton Buildings! Our thoughts are with you Dee and the Downs family. Mindi and Brad Wappat
sue sisson left a message on June 4, 2015:
So sorry for your loss Dee. We will definitely miss his daily visits at Jackies. He always had a story to tell along with that infectious smile of his. God bless you all!!
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Butch and Peggy Noonan left a message on June 3, 2015:
A Very Special Friend and SFD Fireman -Everlasting Memories Never To Be Forgotten
Sharon Guarino left a message on June 3, 2015:
To my one and only Dad, you will be forever in my heart! Your priceless, yet, quirky personality will be remembered and forever missed! I love you! Forever, Sharon
Leland "STUB" Ploutz left a message on June 3, 2015:
I have enjoyed our memories, conversations, and the fun we've had at the Fly Creek Cider Mill Tractor Fest and our group of tractor collectors is getting smaller and "roosters" presents, comments and humor will always be missed. "old farmers never die, they just ride their tractors in the sky" Peace be with you, I will always miss your you and your friendship. "STUB"
Richie Lawrence left a message on June 3, 2015:
RIP Punky
kimberly downs left a message on June 3, 2015:
Fun was riding in the back of the truck with cathy..sharon and deb and barbara holmes to get ice cream at carvel when we were little girls.Money was always tight.but we could get small cones and your favorite was a hot fudge sundae with marshmellow topping..we all wanted that
kimberly downs-foster left a message on June 2, 2015:
Love you Dad...glad that you will be coming back to NY to be with the our DOWNS family.Perhaps you can be placed with Kenny. I still have him.with me He is your child.Bless you x:xx love kimmy.
ANGIE TREMBLAY left a message on June 2, 2015:
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Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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