Phillip Darrell Stilts, November 24, 1937 - December 11, 2014 age 77 years 17 days passed away at 9:43 AM on Thursday, December 11, 2014 at West Chester Hospital in West Chester, Ohio. Phil was born November 24, 1937 in Union City, Ohio to the late Nellie Gertrude (Resor) Stilts.
Phil serviced in the Marine Corp from 1955-1961 and worked at Tate Manufacturing, Shellar Globe, New Idea, & Corning Glass. He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Greenville.
Phil is survived by his wife of 51 years Marlene (Schafer) Stilts whom he married June 9, 1963. Their children are Cheryl (Stilts) Peters & husband Jeff Peters of Greenville, Brian & Christine Stilts of West Chester, Ohio; grandchildren are Corey Stilts, Whitley Hartman, Jacob Stilts, Zachary Stilts, Miera Stilts, Brittany Peters, Drake Peters, & Jessica Peters; sisters & brothers in law: Beverly & Dick Key & Sharon Redfern; & numerous nieces & nephews.
Services will be held on Tuesday December 16, 2014 at 12:00 PM at St. John Lutheran Church, 7418 State Route 121 N Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Patti Morelock officiating. Burial will follow in St. John Church Cemetery. Family will receive friends 1 hour prior to services on Tuesday at the church. Arrangements are being handled by Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to St. John Lutheran Church Memorial Fund.
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