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Polite, Phillip
Phillip J Polite, age 85, of Columbus, passed peacefully Thursday, August 2, 2018 from cancer at the Willow Brook Christian Home. He was born on October 14, 1932 in Columbus to the late Alexander Theodore and Hedwig Veronica (Sauter) Polite. He was a graduate of Aquinas College High School in Columbus and served his country in the US Army during the Korean Conflict stationed in Greenland. He was a tool and die maker at Ranco Controls and was a life-long active member of St. James The Less Catholic Church. He was a praying man who cared about the spiritual journey and eternal destinies of others. Phillip enjoyed spending time with family and friends, as well as making coffee and hanging out with the guys at Streamline Auto. He was an avid reader and had a keen interest in motorcycles and cars; he was a very kind, giving, and thoughtful man who loved the Lord and lived up to his name "Polite". He is survived by his family Jeff and Sherry (Lasser) Martin, Keith and Jessica (Sanders) Martin (Adry, Ella), Scott and Tara (King) Martin, Ted and Linda (Rice) Lasser, Carly (Lasser) Olander, (Caleb, Evelyn, Nora, Beth), Nick and Jackie (Lasser) Wichert (Addie, Belle, and William). Friends may call Saturday, August 11, 2018 at the RUTHERFORD-CORBIN FUNERAL HOME, 515 High Street Worthington from 9:30-10am, where a funeral service will be held at 10am, with Pastor Jeff Martin officiating. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wounded Warriors or the Salvation Army in his memory. Envelopes will be provided at the funeral home. Condolences to www.rutherfordfuneralhome.com. The family would like to express their appreciation and gratitude to Ohio Health Hospice and Willow Brook Lazelle Rd. for their kind, gentle, care of Phil and the family.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Aug. 9, 2018
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