PHILLIPS Robert N. Phillips DDS, age 81, passed away October 23, 2012 at Brown Memorial Home. He was born May 2, 1931 in Circleville, Ohio to the late Dr. G.D. Phillips and M. Neale (Blower) Phillips; Dr. Phillips was a member of the Community United Methodist Church and Outreach Ministries and a member of Amvets Post #2256. He graduated from the Ohio State College of Dentistry in 1955 and was a member of Beta Theta Phi and Psi Omega (Dental) Fraternities. He served in the U.S. Public Health Service Hospital in Boston, Mass and as active duty chief dental officer, 3rd U.S. C.G. Dist. off New York, NY where he received a Medal of Valor. He was on staff at Berger Hospital in Circleville and taught in the College of Dentistry at O.S.U. He was a Life Fellow, American College of Dentists; member of Circleville Noon Rotary and Paul Harris Fellow; Past president and trustee of the Aladdin Crippled Children's Hospital Assn.; Member of Pickaway Lodge #23 F&AM; Scioto Commandry #35; Valley of Columbus ASSR; ROJ #8; Director Emeritus Aladdin Drum and Bugle Corps and past Circleville City Council-First Ward Councilman. He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Sue (Granzow) Phillips; children, Robert "R.N." (Marie) Phillips, Jr. of Westerville, David R. (Heidi) Phillips of Rockford, MI, and Jan (Dr. Michael) Clar of LaJolla, CA; grandchildren, Austin Neale and Kaitlyn A. Phillips; brother-in-law, Robert (Mary) Granzow; nieces, nephews, other extended family and friends. Family will receive friends 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday, October 26, 2012 at DEFENBAUGH-WISE-SCHOEDINGER FUNERAL HOME, 151 E. Main St., Circleville, OH 43113. Funeral Service will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Community United Methodist Church, 120 N. Pickaway St., Circleville, OH, Dr. Doyne N. Wiggins and Rev. Richard Westinghouse officiating. Interment Forest Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Aladdin Cripple Children's Hospital Association, 3850 Stelzer Rd., Columbus, OH 43219. Please visit www.schoedinger.com to share a photo or a special memory of Dr. Phillips.
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Oct. 24, 2012
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