Phillip R. Clark, 80, of Ansonia, passed away peacefully on October 29, 2018 at his residence.
Phillip was born on August 28, 1938 in Gallipolis, Ohio, to the late Lewis and Nettie (Hill) Clark. In addition to his parents, Phillip was preceded in death by his son, Phillip Clark, Jr.; his brothers, Harry Clark, Ned Clark, George Clark, and Charlie Clark; and his sisters, Marjorie Flint, and Alberta Eiselstein.
Phillip served his country honorably in the United States Army from 1961 to 1963. After returning from the service, Phillip became a surveyor traveling throughout the United States. In 1977, he started his career with Piqua Municipal Power System, where he worked for 22 years before retiring in 1998. Phillip enjoyed spending time with his friends and playing weekly dime poker games. He loved watching sporting events and loved watching Lane play baseball, never missing a game. Phillip was a long-standing member of the Ansonia American Legion. He enjoyed the outdoors and would frequently visit his brother in Peebles and would take daily rides in the country.
Phillip is survived by his children, Teresa (Kenny) Cromes of Ansonia, Shane (Tess) Clark of Ansonia; grandchildren, Kazz Bowers, Lane Clark, Taylor Thwaits, Joseph Cromes, Kenny Cromes, Anthony Cromes and Lane Cromes; 5 great grandchildren; his brother, Morris Clark of Pebbles, Ohio; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
A Celebration of Phillip's life, with full military honors provided by the Greenville Honor Guard, will be held at 1 PM on Friday, November 2, 2018 at Tribute Funeral Homes, Greenville Campus with Pastor Jim Webb officiating. Burial will follow at Greenville Township Memorial Gardens.
Family and friends may visit on Friday, from 11 AM until the time of the service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be given to State of the Heart Care, 1350 N. Broadway Street, Greenville, Ohio 45331.
Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.tributefuneralhomes.com