Ron Phillips

Tuesday, July 22, 2003

RON PHILLIPS, a resident of Holiday Island, Ark. was born July 23, 1933 in Brooklyn, New York a son of Bernard and Mary (Winiski) Phillips. He died Friday, July 18, in his home at the age of 69.

Mr. Phillips served with the 82nd Airborne during the Korean Conflict, receiving two Bronze Stars and a Purple Heart. He was an iron worker on riggers.

On May 12, 1956 he was united in marriage with Delores (Shimansky) who survives him of the home. He is also survived by two sons, Ron T. Phillips, Jr. and Glen H. Phillips both of Holiday Island; a daughter Karen M. Kelley of Holiday Island; a brother, Bernard Phillips of Brentwood, New York; a sister, Bernice O'Reilly of Florida; three grandchildren, Victoria, Elizabeth and Gavin; several other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Helen Lightell.

Mr. Phillips remains were cremated. Arrangements were by Nelson Funeral Service.