PHOENIX — Roger Calvin Phillips, 87, a former Meigs County resident, passed away December 8, 2013, in Phoenix, Arizona. Roger was born the July 22, 1926, in Wellston, Ohio, son of the late Roy and Clara Phillips.
He proudly served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He married Betty June Buck on November 27, 1948, and moved the family to Phoenix in 1965. Roger was employed by Motorola from which he retired in 1986.
He is survived by wife, Betty and their children, Randy (Susie) and Rita (Craig); grandson, Reid; brother, John; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Kelson.
A farmer at heart, Roger will return to his beloved southern Ohio hills for burial in Vinton Memorial Park. The McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Vinton Chapel, is honored to be serving the Phillips Family.
Condolences may be sent to www.mccoymoore.com.