Robert Lynn Phillips
March 22, 1942 ‒ January 12, 2021
Robert Lynn “Bob” Phillips, 78 of Delaware, Ohio and formerly of Wadsworth, Ohio passed away peacefully due to COVID complications, Tuesday,
January 12, 2021 at Grady Memorial Hospital.
Born March 22, 1942 in Lodi, Ohio to the parents of the late Thomas & Mary (McCann) Phillips. Bob graduated from Lodi High School in 1960 where he met the love of his life, Janet Shaw. Soon later, they married on March 30, 1963 and started their family. Bob continued his education at The University of Akron where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.
After many years in Wadsworth, Ohio, Bob and Janet moved to Delaware, Ohio where they developed a tight knit group of friends that are like extended family. Bob and Janet are members of St. Mary Catholic Church. He and Janet were also active in SourcePoint, a Senior Citizen’s group, taking group trips with their friends. Bob worked as a service center manager for Honda in Marysville. He was also a member of Kiwanis.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents and sister and brother- in-law Sue (Tony) Bruno.
Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 57 years Janet; son Kevin (Angie) Phillips; daughter Kim (Doug) Plum; grandchildren Douglas Plum, Sara (Mitch) Gill, Brittany Phillips, Anna Phillips, Nathan Snyder, Alycia Snyder, and Spencer Plum; great grandchildren Jaxon Waltz and Rowan Field; brother Tom (Toni) Phillips; and many nieces and nephews.
Bob enjoyed being outdoors, whether it was taking care of the yard, or tending to his vegetable garden. Bob also enjoyed golfing with his many friends. He was also a Ranger at Oak Haven Golf Course. The family enjoyed traveling to the beach, specifically to the Outer Banks and to Florida. Bob also enjoyed photography and was always the one taking pictures. Bob and Janet loved taking the family to the Columbus Zoo where they always had a yearly pass. Bob and Janet were avid attendees at sporting events, recitals and graduations for their children and grandchildren. Bob will be remembered as the loving, loyal, helping, jovial and sometimes stubborn husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather.
A Private family only Memorial Service will take place Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 1:00 pm at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive, Delaware, Ohio 43015 where funeral celebrant Marvin Hintz will officiate.
The Phillips family understands that there are people that will want to be a part of Bob’s Memorial Service, so it will be livestreamed of the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center Facebook page at www.facebook.com/DelawareSFH/ . A Celebration of Life will take place once COVID restrictions have lifted and families and friends can get together.
To share a fond memory or to leave a message of condolence please visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com
The Snyder- Rodman Funeral Center in Delaware is assisting the family with arrangements.