Obituary of Philip John Novotny
AIKEN, SC – Philip John Novotny, age 89, entered into rest Wednesday, December 30, 2020.
Mr. Novotny was born October 30, 1931 in Astoria, NY to the late William and Anna Novotny. He proudly served his country in the US Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict. He retired from IBM in 1992 after seventeen years of employment. He has been a resident of Aiken since 2000, having previously lived in Sun City, SC. Mr. Novotny was a member of the Marine Corps League Detachment #939.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Bernadette Germain and Doris Ahern; and a brother, William Novotny.
Survivors include his beloved wife of sixty-four years, Irene Novotny; his beloved Baron; a daughter, Lori Richards (Tom), Aiken, SC; a son, Philip Novotny (Lauren), Monroe, CT; four grandchildren, Daniel Davenport, Melissa Novotny, Philip Novotny, and Jeremy Richards (Megan); two great-grandchildren, Lane and Kyler Davenport; and one brother, Fenton Novotny.
The family will receive friends beginning at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at George Funeral Home with a Funeral Liturgy being held at 2:00 p.m. in The George Funeral Chapel. Entombment will follow in Southlawn Cemetery with Military Honors. Pallbearers will be Philip Novotny, Jeremy Richards, Daniel Davenport, Joe Featherston, Lou Hutchinson, and Ricky Lynn. Honorary Pallbearers will be the members of the Marine Corps League Detachment #939.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Albrecht SPCA Center for Animal Welfare or the Marine Corps League Detachment #939.
The Historic George Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 211 Park Ave., SW, Aiken, SC 29801 (803.649.6234), has charge of arrangements.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Philip Novotny, please visit Tribute Store
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