Burnell "Bernie" Wilfred Phillips, Sr.

Birth Date: 
Sunday, July 15, 1945
Date of Passing: 
Friday, January 7, 2022

Burnell “Bernie” Wilfred Phillips, Sr., 76, of Wooster entered into rest on Friday, January 7, 2022 with his family by his side at the Avenue of Wooster.

He was born in 1945 in Richfield to Wallace and Mildred Fricker Phillips.

Bernie had worked for Kendale Manufacturing for over 30 years before retiring.  He was a car enthusiast who appreciated anything to do with automobiles and their inner workings.  He served his country in the U.S. Army.

He is survived by his wife of 33 years Catherine Crowley Phillips; four children Wally of Strongsville, Bernie of Wooster, April (Rich) of Cuyahoga Falls and Renée (Paul) of Brunswick; step-daughter Rose of Wooster and grandchildren Amber, Joey and Ava.

Bernie was a devoted husband, father and grandfather who will be deeply missed by many.

Private graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family.

McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.   

Contributions may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com

Memorial Contributions: 

Contributions may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105.

Service: 

Private graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family.

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I love you dad. I'm going to miss the many conversations we had, until we meet again. I miss you deeply.

Thank you for your service. Condolences to the family. Wooster-Wayne Chapter DAR

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