Obituary of Edgar Phillips
At London Health Sciences Centre on Monday, October 11, 2021, Mr. Edgar Ernest Phillips of Teeswater passed away at the age of 94 years.
Beloved husband of Brenda (Parker-Thacker) Phillips. Loving father of Julian & Corinne Phillips, and Amanda & Dave Dodgshon, all of Victoria, B.C., and step-father of Jane Anne & Jason Ireland of Estevan, SK, and Lysa & Jamie Capen of Florida. Brother of Brian Phillips, Marion Jeffery and the late Doris Badman all of England. Edgar will be lovingly remembered by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his step-children Suzanne O'Leary, Roma Poirier, and David Poirier.
Ed served in WW2 as a Royal Engineer at Colchester Essex, England. He also served as a staff sergeant in Yorkshire as well as in the U.K., Italy and Germany. In his later years, he was a plant manager, managing two plants in Africa and also in Kitchener for Greb Shoes and Bauer Skates.
Visitation will be held at McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. You do not have to register for visitation, but masks must be worn and social distancing observed. A private funeral service and Legion memorial service will be held at in the funeral home chapel at 11:00 a.m. The service will be live-streamed, please click here to view the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to London Health Sciences Centre (Critical Care Unit at Victoria Hospital) or the Royal Canadian Legion, Br. 180, Wingham would be appreciated.