It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Philip Orville Grantham on Thursday August 2, 2018. Phil leaves behind his sons Robert (Rhonda), Michael (Lisa), Andrew (Valerie); grandchildren Ryan, Tia, Jack, Claire, Jason (Christine), Kayla (Joel) Pedretti; great grandchildren Luca and Blair Pedretti and his dog and best friend Leckie. Phil was predeceased by his wife Gayle 12 years ago after 42 years of marriage, his brother Don and sister-in-law Lynn. Phil is survived by his sister Bev (Don) Lauder, and sister-in-law Lynne (Bob) Colgan. Phil had a long career with Woolworth / Woolco which took him through three provinces (Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan). He then got into real estate with Century 21 then operated his own corner store. He then went on to work at CFB Shilo finishing his working career at Maple Leaf Foods. Phil had his own zest for life and he and Gayle enjoyed the cabin at Clear Lake for many years. Through all their ups and downs in life they faced things together head on. Phil and Gayle are once again together having a cup of tea. A Celebration of Phil’s Life took place at Memories Chapel on Friday, August 10, 2018. Interment followed at the Brandon Cemetery. Donations in memory of Phil may be made to Brandon Humane Society.