Dale R. Phillips

December 08, 1924 ‒ February 01, 2006

Fredericktown, Ohio

Dale R. Phillips, age 81, of Shipley Rd., Mt. Vernon, passed away on Wednesday, February 1, 2006 at the Laurels of Mt. Vernon.

He was born on December 8, 1924 in Knox County to the late Frank Wayne and Mabel (Rucker) Phillips. Mr. Phillips was employed and retired as an Ink Matcher for American Continental Can, was an avid Hunter and Fisherman, was a car enthusiast who particularly enjoyed the 1957 Chevy, and loved to garden. He was proud to serve his country in the United States Navy during WWII in the South Pacific aboard the U.S.S. Soley.

He is survived by his wife, of 59 years, Norma “Jean” Phillips, a son Dennis (Susan) Phillips of Fredericktown; two daughters Diane Phillips and Karen (Pat) McLarnan all of Mt. Vernon; six grandchildren, Chris Watters, Jason Phillips, Nicole Schulte, Aaron Phillips, John McLarnan, Seth Wells, four great-grandchildren, two brothers Wilfred (Marie) Phillips of Mansfield, Frank Wayne Phillips, Jr. of New Concord and a sister Wanza (Daniel) Mills of Georgia.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2006 beginning at 2PM at Forest Cemetery in Fredericktown. The arrangements are under the care and direction of the Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown.

Memorial contributions can be made to: Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Rd., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

This obituary and online condolences can be made at: www.snyderfuneralhomes.com