Sep 05, 1940---Jul 20, 2022

Philip E. Bumgartner, age 81, of Lenexa, Kansas was born on September 5th, 1940 to Howard and Mildred Bumgartner in Kansas City, Kansas.  Philip attended Argentine High School, Kansas City Kansas Community College and Baker University where he was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity.  Philip became an operating engineer and was employeed by Schlitz Brewing Company followed by TWA and American Airlines, retiring in 2005.  Philip was a 50 year member of Metropolitan Avenue United Methodist Church.  He belonged to the Shawnee masonic Lodge, the Scottish Rite and the Abdallah Shrine.  Philip and his family enjoyed traveling and cruising over the years.  The favorite travel destination was Hawaii with many trips to the islands.  Prior to failing health, the family has many happy memories at the lake house at Lake Viking. Philip's family was of importance to his life and will greatly miss his wit, love and dedication to them.  Philip is survived by his wife of 60 years, Judy (Kuhns) Bumgartner, and three daughters, Christie Coen (Kevin), Beth Carney (Chris), and Amy Lieberman (Zach).  Also surviving are his wonderful grandchildren, Jessica Coen, Christopher Coen (Keri), Cadey Carney-Goforth (Trevor), Jacob Lieberman and Caroline Lieberman and great-grandchildren, Isiah Coen, Brooklyn Coen, Gage Coen, Kain Coen, Bryn Coen, and Amilia Coen.   Philip is also survived by his sweet dog, Maggie.  Philip is proceeded in death by his two beloved grandsons, Chad Coen and Alex Carney. The Family wishes to thank the wonderful personnel at Westchester Village of Lenexa for their loving care given to him during his stay with them. Phil was the steadfast foundation and rock of the family and will be greatly missed.  God has called you home and removed all suffering.  We love you, until we meet again, your loving family.  

Please join us for a celebration of life on Friday, July 29th from 5-7:00 pm at the home of Amy and Zach Lieberman 13281 Fairway Rd. Leawood, KS.  In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the American Heart Association or Midwest Transplant in memory of Philip.



Martha Dunkelberg Jul 22 ,2022

Neighbor from 1988 - 2002 ,Kansas City ,Kansas

We remember phil as we would enjoy speaking over the fence. When we had to transfer to Minnesota we lost the best neighbors a couple could ask for.

Marianna Garcia Addington Jul 22 ,2022

Friend to Judy ,Kansas City ,Kansas

Judy, I am so sorry for your loss. Tyler and Teresa send condolences. Hugs to you and your family.

Debbie Felix Jul 22 ,2022

Friend ,Shawnee ,Kansas

I am so sorry for your loss. Sending hugs your way.

Paul & Roberta Thompson Jul 22 ,2022

friend ,Cape Fair ,Missouri

To The Bumgartner Family, Our hearts are heavy, but our memories are many! May your memories bring you laughter and joy and the knowledge that Phil is no longer suffering. We love you all, Roberta and Paul

Luvena Luckett Jul 23 ,2022

Judy, so sorry yt learn of Phil's oassing. Many memories of both of you in 55 Terr.

Robin Hill Jul 23 ,2022

Friend of Judy ,Shawnee ,Kansas

Judy and Family, My heartfelt sympathy to you all at this time. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Robin

Darlene Jul 23 ,2022

Friend of the family ,Belton ,Missouri

So sorry for your loss.

Mike & Cindy Rose Jul 23 ,2022

Family friends ,Kansas City ,Kansas

Our deepest condolences to Phil’s family.

Carolyn Lovelace Wyrick Jul 24 ,2022

friend ,Kansas City ,Missouri

Judy, I am thinking of you and your family at this sad time of Phil's passing. You had such a full and active life with many wonderful memories. I will always remember your lovely daughters and how devoted they were to both of you. My love and sympathy, Carolyn Lovelace Wyrick

Norma, Dotty, and Peggy Jul 24 ,2022

friends of Judy ,Overland Park, Olathe, Cole Camp MO

Although our lives have gone down different paths, our hearts are with you. We know your big, wonderful family will be a comfort, and now Phil is at home and you will see him again. We love you.

Tom & Louretta McCoy Jul 28 ,2022

Friend ,Blue Springs ,Missouri

Judy, we are so saddened to hear of Phil passing but our memories of sharing birthday dinners with you both remain fresh in our minds and in our hearts Love to you & family Tom & Louretta

Julie and Bill Hobbs Jul 29 ,2022

Friend ,Linn Valley ,Kansas

Bill and I are so very sorry for your loss. We remember well the good times we shared. You are loved and in our prayers. Thoughts and prayers also to the entire family. He will be always in your heart. Keep the memories alive, they will sustain you.

David Nickum Jul 29 ,2022

Friend and classmate ,Kansas City ,Kansas

I just heard the sad news. Phil and I lived about a mile apart in the Argentine District. I remember him as a funny guy and a fine athlete. Very sorry for your loss.