Richard V. Phillips, 82,of Winchester, passed away on Friday, Dec. 5, 2008 at St. Vincent Randolph Hospital.
He was born on June 6, 1926 in Detroit, Mich., the son of the late William and Anna May (Evans) Phillips.
He retired from Omco Foundry in 1988 and was a member of the Congregational Christian Church, Union City American Legion No.158.
Surviving relatives include: his wife, Mary E. (Worrick) Phillips; one son, Eddie Lee (Nate) Phillips and wife, Dolores of Swayzee; one stepson, Fred Bradford and wife, Terrie of San Diego, Calif., three sisters Josephine Fainot of Linton, Joanna Weaver Hymeria and Wanda Cocker of Colorado Springs, Colo.; one grandson; one granddaughter; and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one sister and five brothers.
Funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 9 at the Congregational Christian Church in Winchester with Pastor Max Edwards officiating. Burial will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at the Fairview Cemetery in Linton.
Friends of the family may call on Monday 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Thayer Funeral Home in Winchester.
Memorials may be given to the Church.
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