Michael "Mike Pops" Dean Phillips, 56 of McComb, Ohio, formerly of Windham and Orwell, passed away Sunday, March 5, 2017 at Blanchard Valley Health System in Findlay, Ohio. He was born on August 22, 1960 in Ravenna, son of Clarence and Phyliss (Holley) Phillips. He was a graduate of Windham High School and attended Maplewood Vocational School. Michael married Darlene Sly in 1983. They moved to McComb in 1988. He was a security guard and enjoyed sports, golf, fishing and was an umpire for the men's softball. He enjoyed watching his son and son-in-law play softball; and especially enjoyed being with his grandchildren. His family and friends will miss him dearly.
Michael is survived by his beloved wife Darlene of 34 years; his loving children, Mike Phillips and Christina (Braden) Brown; three grandchildren, Anthony, Dallin, and Bailey Brown; his sister Debbie Phillips; three brothers, Todd (Becky) Phillips, Wayne Phillips, and Brad (Karen) Phillips; and his mother in law Joan Sly of FL. His parents precede him in death.
Calling hours will be 5:00-7:00 PM with a Celebration of his life at 7:00 PM, Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Russell-Sly Family Funeral Home, 15670 West High St., Middlefield, OH 44062. Later, a Memorial Service will be held Friday, March 17, 2017, 5:00-10:00 PM at his son Mike's residence. Memories and condolences share at www.russellslyfh.com
(Russell-Sly Family Funeral Home 440-632-0241 RC 3-7-17)