Rex Clinton Phillips, 74, of Crawfordsville, passed away Sunday, June 6, 2021, surrounded by his loving family and people who treasured him.
He was born July 23, 1946 in Crawfordsville, to Virgil and Catherine Manion Phillips.
Mr. Phillips was retired from RR Donnelly and enjoyed fishing, going to yard sales, trap shooting, cruising in his T-bucket, and working in his garage. He also loved air boating in Florida. He was a strong patriarch of his family, a good friend to all and a man who would give the shirt off his back to anyone in need. He was a good father, a loving grandfather, and great-grandfather to many. A man who always put others before himself. Mr. Phillips is loved and will be missed by many.
Survivors include his loving wife, Donna Phillips; canine companion, Baxter; siblings, Roger (Alice) Phillips, Carolyn (Burl) Grayson, Danny Phillips and Dennis (Kathy) Phillips; children, Kimberli (David) Ranard, Kelly (Jamie) Phillips and Korey (Andrea) Phillips; grandchildren, Shelbie Phillips, Bailey (Neil) Hudson, Shea (Jeremy) Twitty, Brennan (Shelby) Ranard, Myiia Philips and Zayden Phillips; 13 great-grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews; and other beloved friends, relatives and extended family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Virgil and Catherine Phillips; and a nephew, William Phillips.
A graveside service will be held 1 p.m. on Friday June 11, 2021 at Oak Hill Cemetery North, with Pastor John Dunaway officiating.
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