Phillip Lang Foremaster

Oct. 14, 1933 – Sept. 1, 2018

Phillip Lang Foremaster, 84, peacefully passed away at his home the morning of Sept. 1, 2018. He was born Oct. 14, 1933, in St. George, Utah, to Phillip and Emily Harmon Foremaster.

He married Brenda Bracken on Dec. 12, 1964, and is the father of four children.

Lang was raised in St. George. He enlisted in the United States Army in 1954 and served in Fuessen, Germany. After being discharged from the Army, Lang attended and graduated from Utah State University and the University of Utah Law School. He returned to St. George to practice law as one of only three attorneys in town.

He was subsequently elected as the Washington County Attorney where he served for 12 years. Lang then went on to practice privately for over 20 years.

Lang enjoyed traveling and military history. Based upon his military service, he loved Germany and visited as frequently as he could. Shortly before he passed, Lang was allowed by order of the commanding officer of the German Bundeswehr (Army) Kasern in Fuessen, known as the “Allgau-Kasern,” the former U.S. military base Lang was stationed at while in the Army, to tour the facility. Lang was very excited to visit the Kasern he was stationed at 63 years before.

Survivors include: former wife Brenda Bracken of St. George; children Windy (Craig) Foremaster Sullivan of Central, Steven Lang (Michelle) Foremaster of Las Vegas, Lynnette (Ronnie) Foremaster Quilter of St. George, and Justin Phillip Foremaster of Delray Beach, Florida. He is also survived by his sisters Mary Alice (Don) Gates of Santa Clara, Marilyn (Reed) Randall of Salt Lake City, Carolyn (Darrell) Weber of Orem, and brother Howard (Annette “Nett”) Foremaster of Washington, as well as seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Lang was preceded in death by both of his parents and his grandson Weston.

Funeral services

  • A family graveside service will be held Sept. 17.
  • Interment will be at the St. George Cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Spilsbury Mortuary, 435-673-2454.

For condolences, full obituary and funeral listings please visit Spilsbury Mortuary online.


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