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Samuel K. Phillips


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Samuel K. Phillips

AGE: 82 • Eatontown

Samuel K. Phillips, 82 of Eatontown, formerly of Shrewsbury, died on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at home surround by his loving family after a long battle with cancer.

He leaves behind his wife of 60 years, Carol (Newman) Phillips; his children, Glenn Phillips (Sheri), Linda Spratford (Michael), Samuel L Phillips (Marybeth), Dale Phillips (Tim Woolley), Marylin Phillips (Joseph Holiday), Tammi Antonelli (Robert); 14 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and brothers, H Lawrence Phillips and Alan Phillips. He was predeceased by his sister Jean Phillips.

Samuel was born on July 20, 1934 in Burlington, NJ son of Samuel L Phillips and Evelyn Kirk. He attended the New York School of Industrial Fine Arts, and served in the Navy from 1952 to 1955. After the Navy Sam worked in Electronic Design, and then started a career in Structural Steel with C.W. Grimmer and Sons. Sam eventually started his own business Shore Steel Products; Sam also was co-founder of the Shrewsbury First Aid Squad. In his later years he became a sub contractor for the Department of Defense. Everyone close to him knew him as "Iron Man". Sam was an avid fisherman, loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

All Services will be held at the Thompson Memorial Home, 310 Broad St Red Bank, N.J. The family will great friends on Sunday, July 2, 2017 from 6 to 9 pm. A Funeral Service will be held at 11am Monday, July 3, 2017. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Middletown. Donations can be made in his memory to or Shrewsbury First Aid Squad.
Published in Asbury Park Press on June 30, 2017
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