Philip Stanley Klein, age 76, passed away on July 25, 2016.  Funeral services will be held at 11:00AM on Thursday, July 28th at Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, 955 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta, GA 30068. A reception will follow and a processional for burial will begin at 1:00PM from the church.  The family will receive visitors at H.M. Patterson & Son Canton Hill Chapel, 1157 Old Canton Road, Marietta, GA 30068, from 5:00PM to 8:00PM on Wednesday, July 27th.  Philip was born in Brooklyn, New York to Orthodox Jewish parents, Max and Millie Klein, on June 30, 1940.  His only sibling, Hannah Faith, died at birth on May 11, 1944. Philip was a gifted pianist, song writer and singer and soloed at Steinway Hall and Carnegie Hall in his late teens. He toured as a keyboard player with a national musical recording group and wound up in Nashville. He wrote for Frank Sinatra’s music company, performed with gold record celebrities and finally settled in Atlanta, Georgia.  He continued using his musical talents with Nagila, a Messianic Jewish worship group, after he committed his life to his Jewish Messiah, Yeshua.  Philip loved to bridge the gap between Jewish Believers and Christians. He also enjoyed a successful career as a designer for Macy’s, Ethan Allen and Havertys.  Philips Survivors are his wife of 28 years, Sheila Margaret Klein; son, Matthew Stephen (Meredith) Fagan; daughter, Stephanie Beth (Carson) Ward; step son, David Barry (Rosie) Jenkins, Jr.; step daughter, Colleen Fitzpatrick Jenkins; and six grandchildren.  Philip will be missed by many for his dedication to his Messiah and family, his musical gifts, his good nature and warm personality. Donations may be made to the MJIF, Messianic Jewish Israeli Fund at

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