Smethport - Richard Milo Phillips, 90, of, Smethport, passed away Sunday (July 28, 2019) in the Lakeview Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center, Smethport.
He was born Feb 25, 1929 in Bolivar, a son of Roy W.and Arlene I.Harmon Phillips. On March 29, 1951, in Portville, NY he married Nina Erma Higley, who survives.
Mr. Phillips attended Bolivar Schools and was a veteran of the US Army serving during the Korean War from 1950 to 1952.
Mr. Phillips was a supervisor for Ethan Allen Co., of Eldred, PAfor many years.
He enjoyed spending time fishing and hunting at his campand and spenting winters in Florida. He was a life time member of the Eldred American Legion.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by:
One son, Douglas Phillips of Olean NY;
One daughter, Barbara (Lloyd) Burkhouse of Bradford, PA
6 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren
3 sisters , Lucille Wood of Rochester, NY, Delores Walter of Shinglehouse, PA and Patricia Jandrew of Ceres NY. .
He was preceded in death by his parents 2 sons Mitchell D. Phillips and Richard W. Phillips and a brother Roy W. Phillips II
Following Richards wishes there will be no visitation. Private funeral services will be held on Friday, August 2, 2019 at 11 AM in the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Home, Smethport, PA with Pastor Bruce Moses officiating.
Memorials if desired my be made to the charity of the donor’s choice
Online condolences may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Smethport.