Photo of Philip James PilbeamFamily Tribute to the late Philip James Pilbeam

The 32 year old man who died in a road traffic collision near Llanfaethlu, Anglesey, in the early hours of 2 March has been named as Philip James Pilbeam.


Phil was the eldest son of Steve and Gail Pilbeam. He leaves girlfriend Catherine and 10 week old son Adam, and sister Stephanie and brother Wil.


His family, who are in total shock at their home address in Llanfaethlu, wished to say the following about their loss:


“We are still shocked and in total disbelief.


“Phil was a kind, quiet, sociable young man who was looking forward to setting up home with his girlfriend Catherine and their beautiful baby, Adam, who was born just before Christmas.


“He will be greatly missed by family and friends.”


Phil, born and bred in Llanfaethlu, attended Ysgol Ffrwd Win and then Ysgol Uwchradd Bodedern. He worked as a Kitchen Assistant at Morrisons Holyhead.


As an avid Liverpool FC supporter he attended matches at Anfield as often as he could. In the past, he played for Cemaes Bay FC and had been to a match on the evening before he died.


Phil used to be a member of Eryri Harriers and was Welsh Junior International fell-runner. He was also a past member of Cybi Striders.


His father Steve prior to retiring was a Police Officer with North Wales Police.