Barbara Lou Phillips, 90, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 30, 2020. Barb was born on December 9, 1929, in Barberton, Ohio. She was a 1948 graduate of Barberton High School and married Ronald Phillips on August 8, 1948. Barb was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Mildred Barnett; her husband, Ron; her brothers, Robert and Thomas Barnett; and her granddaughter, Kelly Phillips. She leaves behind her children, Ron (Dianna) Phillips, Tom (Kathy) Phillips, Kim (Tom) Donovan and Gary (Patti) Phillips; her grandchildren, Beth (Pat) Erwin, Cyndi Phillips, Mike (Robin) Phillips, Kris Phillips, Brian (Andi) Donovan, Erin (Aaron) Bluey, Amy Phillips, Kerri (Dan) Northrop, Andrew Phillips, Joe (Maria) Phillips and John Phillips; and many great-grandchildren. Due to the coronavirus, there will be no calling hours, and the family will be holding a private funeral at Messiah Lutheran in Akron with Rev. Lucas McSurley officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to be made in Barb’s memory to the Esther Ryan Shoe Fund in care of Magic City Kiwanis, P.O. Box 561, Barberton, OH 44203.
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Esther Ryan Shoe Fund, Magic City Kiwanis
P.O. Box 561, Barberton OH 44203