Kenneth 'Kenny' Franklin Phillips
Published on -12/3/2012, 4:47 PM
Kenneth "Kenny" Franklin Phillips, 85, Russell, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at Russell Regional Hospital.
He was born July 30, 1927, in Russell to Frank and Minnie (Harsh) Phillips. He attended school in Fairport and Russell.
He married Ruth Motzner on Dec. 9, 1948 in Woodston. She preceded him in death July 24, 2009. He worked at Gene's Service Station for many years until his retirement.
Survivors include a son, Paul Phillips, Russell; two daughters, Carla Batt, Victoria, and Elizabeth Langdon, DeSoto; a brother, Keith Phillips, Russell; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Otterbein United Methodist Church, Russell; burial in Amherst Cemetery, south of Waldo.
Visitation will be from 9 am. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, with family greeting friends from 6 to 7 p.m. at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell.
Memorials are suggested to Otterbein United Methodist Church, Russell, in care of the mortuary.