Larry E. Phillips

November 09, 1947 ‒ January 03, 2008

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Larry Eugene Phillips, age 60, of Mount Vernon, died Thursday January 3, 2008 at the Arbors Care Center in Delaware following an extended battle with heart disease. Larry was born November 9, 1947 in Mansfield, was a graduate of Clear Fork High School and had lived in the Mansfield, Mount Vernon and Newark areas. He served with 374th Maintenance Squadron, Pacific Air Command of the United States Air Force in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. Upon return from military service, Larry had been employed at Artesian/Borg Warner Industries in Mansfield. He enjoyed photography as a hobby, however most of his spare time was devoted to research on genealogy and family history.

He is survived by his mother Bertha (Ferriman) Wiley of Mount Vernon; his son Kevin Michael Phillips; his grandson Jordan Phillips; his sisters Marty (Darrell) Banks of Bellville, Cindy (Rodney) Davis of Trotwood, Nancy (Phil) Nichols of Halifax, North Carolina and Sue Ann (Jason) Ball of Brinkhaven; his brothers Bruce “Buzz” (Pat Hendricks) Phillips of Hawaii, Michael Wiley, Timothy (Tonie) Wiley of Mount Vernon, Patrick Wiley and Sean E. (Samantha) Wiley of Williamstown, Kentucky and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father Donald Eugene Phillips and his stepfather James T. Wiley Jr.

Funeral services for Larry E. Phillips will be Monday at 2 PM at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon with Rev. Gary Holman officiating. Burial with military honors by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council will follow at Bellville Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from noon until time of services at 2 PM.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital, at the Ohio State University, 452 W. 10th Ave. Columbus, Ohio 43210.

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