Richard Phillips
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Private Funeral Services

11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday, August 2, 2019
Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Smethport, PA
2 Bank St.
Smethport, Pennsylvania, United States
Private Funeral Services

Obituary of Richard Milo Phillips

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


Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Smethport.


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