Philip Lawrence Sadler was born in East Beckley, West Virginia to James W. Sadler and Irene Thomas on January 19 of 1941. He graduated from Emmerich Manual High School in Indianapolis, Indiana. He excelled at Track, World History, and Geography studies. He loved to read and was knowledgeable in a wide range of subjects, including World Geography, Classic Literature, Novels. He also understood all levels of politics, being an avid student of Political Science. While watching Jeopardy, He would often get more answers correct than the contestants themselves.
Philip Lawrence Sadler was united in holy matrimony to Virginia Mae Mason on May 4, 1962 in Indianapolis, Indiana. This union was blessed with five children. He sustained gainful employment with the maintenance department at the State of Indiana for over 30 years and retired in 2006. He enjoyed spending time with his family and always had something funny to say, which kept laughter and smiles on everyone's faces. He made many sacrifices for his family and we are truly grateful. His example of strength will always remain with us. He will truly be missed but will remain in our hearts, thoughts, minds, laughter and smiles forever.
Philip Sadler transitioned from this life on March 20, 2020, at the age of 79. He was preceded in death by his daughter Betty Jean Sadler McWilliams. His brothers James W. Sadler Jr. (Huntsey), Ralph E. Sadler (Willa) and parents James W. Sadler and Irene Thomas. He leaves to cherish his wife, Virginia Mae Sadler, and children Carmen White, Phyllis Sadler, Philip L. Sadler Jr. and Crystal Jewell (Michael Todd), Loren White Sr., His brother Eugene Sadler (Yolanda) grandchildren, Charmayne Booker, Darice Sadler, Corinne McWilliams, Erica Coley (Cory), Loren White Jr., Elizabeth White, David Jewell and Khayla Jewell. His great-grandchildren Jalyn Boyd, Larry Jones III, Dynessiah Sadler, Daysha Sadler, Duane Ford, Dashaun Ford, Dean Sadler and Josiah Jewell; including a host of loving nieces, nephews, cousins, and relatives.