Surrounded by his loving family at Bluewater Health on Wednesday, October 24, 2012, Harold Frederick Phillips passed away peacefully into the arms of his heavenly father at the age of 82. Beloved husband of Joan (Claeys) for 62 years. Loving father of Fred (Meloney), Jeff (Kelley), Perry (Connie) and the late Vicki (Gus) Weatherstone. Proud and cherished grandfather of Cheri (Rick) Harbarenko, Leigh Ann, Raymond, Zachary, Brandon, Wesley, Abby (Derik) Randall, Matthew, Amy, Candace (John) Armstrong, and Philip. Great-grandfather of Mikayla, Colten, Trenton, Garrett, Hudson, Mason, Dixon, and Morgan. Dear brother of Elva MacDonald (Lyle) and Gail (Bob) Lovell. Survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. Predeceased by his parents Frederick and Doris Phillips. Harold was a longtime member of Devine St. Gospel Chapel of Sarnia. He lived a life dedicated to his faith in Jesus Christ and love for his family. Harold was also a lifetime fan of the Detroit Tigers, Red Wings and a member of the Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club. After Harold retired from Polysar, he devoted his life to the church and his family. Family and friends will be received on Sunday, October 28, 2012, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, October 29, 2012, at Smith Funeral Home. Interment to follow in Lakeview Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to The Gideons (cheques only at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at http://www.smithfuneralhome.ca/
The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: He leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my sou: He leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for His name sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for Thou art with me; Thy rod and thy staff, they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies; Thou anointest my head with oil; My cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever.