Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008
Anthony "Tony" Phillips, 55, 8455 Monroe Road, Wapakoneta, died at 4:35 a.m. Oct. 21, 2008, in the emergency department of St. Rita's Medical Center. Death was due to an apparent heart attack.
He was born Sept. 7, 1953, in Columbus, to Richard and Isabelle Mercer Phillips. On Aug. 17, 1991, he married Beverly Robinson, who survives.
Other survivors are a brother, Richard (Becky), Mount Sterling; three sisters-in-law, Kathy (Tim) Keiber, St. Marys, Sandy (Larry) Thobe, St. Marys, and Patricia (Buddy) Connel, Jacksonville, Fla.; two brothers-in-law, Eric Robinson, Spencerville, and Richard (Karen) Robinson, Delphos.
Deceased are his parents and in-laws, Richard and Frances Robinson.
He was a truck driver for Stahler Trucking in Lima, a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church,Glynwood, North American Railcar Operator's Association, the Navy League, the Sheriff's Association, the Wapak Rocket Club and Wapak Tractor Club. He was a graduate of Westfall High School, Williamsport, the Circleville Bible College and Capital University, Columbus.
Funeral Mass is 11 a.m. Friday at the church, the Rev. Oscar Seger officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys.
Contributions can be made to the Catholic Ministries Appeal.
Condolences can be left at www.millerfuneralhomes.net.
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