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Richard E. "Rich" Phillips

April 10, 1938 — January 26, 2022

Richard E. “Rich” Phillips, 83 of Syracuse, IN passed away at 3:57 a.m. on January 26, 2022 at his home. He was born on April 10, 1938 in Warsaw, IN to Frank & Hazel (Elder) Phillips.

He attended Pierceton High School, was a United States Army veteran, and was a lifetime Pierceton / Syracuse area resident. He was married on February 3, 1966 in Pierceton, IN to Norma J. (Sloan) Rollins who survives. He retired from the Dana Corporation in Syracuse after many years.

He is survived by:

Wife – Norma Phillips of Syracuse

Daughter – Cindy (Chester) Chalk of Syracuse

Son – Richard Allen Phillips of Syracuse

Step Daughter – Tammy (Tim) Wright of Syracuse

Several Grand & Several Gt. Grandchildren

Sister – Wanda (Allen) Anders of Pierceton

He was preceded in death by his parents, grandson – Steven Phillips, brother – Wayne Phillips, and 3 half-sisters.

Cremation will take place at Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. St. Rd. 15, Warsaw, IN. No public services will be held. Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, IN is in charge of arrangements.

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