Monday, January 16th, 2012
Kenneth Phillips Sr.
Kenneth A. Phillips Sr., 85, Fort Recovery, died at 10:50 a.m. Jan. 13, 2012, at Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford.
He was born Dec. 21, 1926, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., to William and Pauline Hefner Phillips. On March 21, 1969, he married Etta Mae Thornburg, who died Jan. 6, 2009.
Surviving are seven children, Kenneth (Diane) Phillips Jr., Hartford City, Ind., Mark Phillips, Hartford City, Nickie Hancock, Parker City, Ind., Connie Hill, Albany, Ind., Teresa (Mike) Capper, Hartford City, Robyn (Robert) Cunnington, Parker City, and Polly (Todd) Carl, Marshalltown, Iowa; a stepson, Gary Cassada, Jay County, Ind.; 20 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a daughter, Patricia Phillips; a brother, Clifford Phillips; and three grandchildren.
He retired as a tool and die maker at Fort Recovery Industries.
Graveside service is 1 p.m. Wednesday at Spring Hill Cemetery, Fort Recovery, the Rev. Verl Ballmer officiating.
There is no calling.
Memorials may be made to the donor's choice.
Condolences may be left at brockmanboeckmanfh.com.
Arrangements are by Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery.