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“I loved working with Phil on CStone worship team. He had a very good ear and made the music sound great! He also had a great sense of humor. Will...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Todd Mason - Ankeny, IA - Friend

“Shocked and saddened to hear this. Gone far too soon. My deepest sympathies to Jessica and the rest of the family. ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Chris Benning - Waterloo, IA

“Deepest Sympathy in your loss. Phil was always a fun, happy person to be around. We enjoyed watching him play football with our sons. Our hearts...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Deb and Craig Bienemann - Waverly, IA

“Deepest Sympathy in your loss. Phil was always a fun, happy person to be around. We enjoyed watching him play football with our sons. Our hearts...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Deb and Craig Bienemann - Waverly, IA

“Beth, my heart hurts for you and your family. Having gone through this recently also, my best advice would be to talk about him & enjoy all of the...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Christina Kramer [Heine] - IA

“So sorry for your loss! ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Victoria (Squibb) Whipple - MO

“So shocking for everyone. Our condolences to Jessica and all ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Dean Soash - Waverly, IA - Family

“So very sorry. Phil was far too young. Peace to his entire family. ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Malissa & Bob Cousin

“I am shocked and saddened to learn of Phillip's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Steve Palmquist - Cedar Falls, IA

“My thought and prayers are with you ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Jason Lahr - Waverly, IA - Friend

“Grew up two blocks away, spending three summers outside together as much as humanly possible. Philip is a great man, who showed many how to live a...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Jason Sinnwell - Rochester, MN

“We are praying for you and asking God to give you peace in knowing thatPhilip is in a better place at home with JesusMay God Bless you and be with...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Bill and Mary Hennings - Congress, AZ


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Philip Soash, 42, of Huxley passed away unexpectedly January 18, 2020. A visitation will be held at 1:00-3:00, Saturday, January 25, 2020 at Keystone Church (849 S Ankeny Blvd.) A funeral service will be at 3:00 p.m., also at the church.

He was born on April 5, 1977 in Hampton, Iowa to Ellis and Linda (Juel) Soash and lived in Shell Rock until his father passed away in 1984. After his mom remarried, they moved to Waverly, and he graduated from Waverly-Shell Rock High School in 1996. He married his high school sweetheart Jessica Johnson on August 14, 1999. Phil graduated from Iowa State with a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering. They made their home in Huxley, Iowa where they were blessed with four children, Cora, Obi, Gavin, and Athan.

Phil worked for Blackstone Industrial as a Senior Project Engineer/Manager. His passions in life were volunteering at the church with the tech team, spending time outdoors, hunting, snow skiing, and he always enjoyed his time on the farm. He also looked forward to attending all of his children's activities.
He is survived by his wife Jessica; his four children, Cora, Obi, Gavin and Athan; parents, Linda and Jerry Hennings; sisters, Mindy (Bill) Ward of Huxley and their children Audrey, Ben, Luke, and Beth (Winston) Chappell of Nevada and their children Ariana, Chiara, Valor ; father-in-law, Jim Johnson and mother-in-law Donna Johnson; sister-in-law Stacey (Chad) Olson of Boone and their children Karver and Milena, brother-in-law Bryan Johnson of Shell Rock and his children Cami and Hunter and many colleagues and friends.

If you wish to send a memorial, please mail contributions to Great Western Bank in the name of the Soash Family, 316 S. Duff Avenue, Ames, IA 50010.