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Philip Spencer Cagle, 80

Philip Spencer Cagle, 80

Philip Spencer Cagle, 80, of Hendersonville passed away Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at the Elizabeth House in Flat Rock.
A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, he was the son of the late William “Bill” Cagle and Viola Cagle. Philip was also preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Nellie Ruth Cagle; a son, Rodney Wayne Cagle; and a sister, Betty Ann Doughtery.
Mr. Cagle retired from the Hendersonville Fire Department with 30 years of service.
He is survived by his daughters, Pam Cagle and Kim Owenby and husband, Dean, of Hendersonville; a son, Dean Cagle and wife, Brenda, of Mills River; two grandchildren, Lauren Jones of Asheville and Leah Burleson of Charlotte; two brothers, John Cagle and wife, Mary Ann, and David Cagle and Jim Crook; and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 11 AM Friday, June 3, 2016 at Shepherd Memorial Park. The Reverend Richard Merck will officiate.
The family wishes to express their thanks to the Elizabeth House staff for the excellent care that Mr. Cagle received.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hendersonville Rescue Squad, Hendersonville Fire Department, or to the Elizabeth House at
To offer online condolences, please visit Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family.