Charles L. ‘Chuck’ Phillips

August 4, 1935 - October 20, 2022
Charles L. ‘Chuck’ Phillips

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Charles L. ‘Chuck’ Phillips,87, of Saint Clairsville died Thursday, October 20, 2022,
at East Ohio Regional Hospital, Martins Ferry Ohio.

He was born August 4, 1935 in Bellaire, OH a son of the late Sarah (Bass) and
Clayton Phillips.

Chuck was a Navy Veteran, during the Korean War. Following his military service,
he obtained a Bachelor’s Degree from Ohio University and a Master’s Degree
from West Virginia University. Chuck worked for the St. Clairsville Richland
School District, where he taught special education, 6th Grade Social Studies,
coached Jr. High Basketball, and acted as Athletic Director at both the Jr. and
Senior High School levels. He was also a member of the Thoburn United
Methodist Church and the Saint’s Club.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Emma
Jo (Lambros) Phillips on September 14, 2013 and a brother, Clayton Patrick

Surviving are his Son, John Phillips and his wife, Vera, nephew Patrick Phillips of
Bellaire, niece Sarah Corrigan of Bellaire, nieces Kirsten Long and Cynthia Speer of
Charlotte, North Carolina.

Family and friends will be received at CARE Funeral and Cremation Specialists,204
West Main Street St. Clairsville, OH 43950 on Thursday, October 27 from 4pm
until 8pm. Graveside services will be held on Friday, October 28, 2022 at Noon at
Holly Memorial Gardens with Pastor Gary Gibson officiating. Full Military Honors
performed by the Belmont County Veterans Honor Guard.

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  • October 27, 2022
    Lauren Finnical says:
    Chuck and Emma Jo were both wonderful people and loved by many. I worked with both at JCPENNEY and they were my friends. Love and sympathy to family.

  • October 27, 2022
    Linda Bragg says:
    John and Vera, I'm so sorry for your loss. I enjoyed visits with your dad, he was always so pleasant. He was very proud of you and your accomplishments. Wishing you peace and comfort.

  • October 26, 2022
    Mark Higgins says:
    Mr. Phillips was my teacher and principal at Glencoe Ohio grade school. He was a great teacher and a caring person. I Used to see him when and his wife worked at the mall and later when he came into Sam's Club and always talked to him. He will be missed.

  • October 24, 2022
    Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum says:
    May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time, May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of Charles L. Phillips, give you peace, comfort and strength… Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete. I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers to the family of …. US Navy Veteran, Charles L. Phillips, is “A True American Hero” God Bless† † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †