Wray Phillips

A photo of Wray Phillips


Greenwood Cemetery
Friday August 4, 2017
2:30 p.m.

It is with deep love & sadness that we announce the passing of John “Wray” Phillips, peacefully at his residence on Sunday July 30th, 2017. He is survived by his wife Jean (McMillan) Phillips and his daughters Cheryl Hammett (Scott) of Thamesford, and Donna Phillips of Byron Ont.  Predeceased by his daughter Karen Merulla, his mother Evelyn Jean Phillips, brothers Robert “Wayne” Phillips and Ross Leslie Phillips.  Wray will be remembered by grandchildren Kelsey and Brent Hammett, Austin and Bree Merulla and many nieces & nephews.

You are welcome to join our family at Greenwood Cemetery for a Celebration of Life observance on Friday August 4, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers please consider a Donation to the Four Counties Health Services the Adult Day Program, Newbury On or a Charity of your Choice.

We ask that you take a moment to hug your family and friends.

Blenheim Community Funeral Home entrusted with funeral arrangements.

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Jean, Donna, Cheryl & family I am very sorry to read about your husband, and father. I remember his laughter, and his love of his family. The first time Wray brought Donna over to stay with Leanne, I never knew that our families would be inter twined over the years with Leanne, and the McFeggans, and the Phillips. We were very lucky that we had met the Phillips, who are a very compassionate, caring family. Love to all Judy, Leanne & Ken, Jamie & Deb and families

Keeping your entire family in our Thoughts & Prayers during this very difficult time. Just always remember to hold all of your precious memories near in your heart. God didn't promise days without pain, laughter without sorrow, nor sun without rain but he did promise strength for the day, comfort for the tears and light for the way. Take Care, Todd, Lesa (Rumble) Natasha & Kyle

Dear Jean Ann and family: So sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. Bonnie & Ted Eberle

Many fond memories. May you rest in peace.

Our deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. Marion Garrod, Denise & Don Graham

We are so saddened to hear of Wrays' passing. Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Dear Jean and Family - Sincerest Condolences on your Husband and Father's passing. May you cherish your many memories.

So sorry to hear of your loss. You are in my thoughts. Hugs

Hi Jean , Just wanted to say I am so sorry for your loss . My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Bonnie Kouwenberg

Dear Donna and Family, I was sad to hear the news about the passing of your dear father. May your good memories outweigh and sadness and may you be comforted by the love from your friends and family. Sincere condolences, Joan Atchison

Jean & Family: I am so sorry to hear about Wray. It was always so nice to have little visits with him when we would meet him at the arena and various places. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult and sad time.

I am so very sorry to hear of the passing of Wray. I only had the pleasure of meeting him on a few occasions. He was a gentleman and a gentle soul. An amazing story teller. He could draw you right in. My thoughts are with the family during this time. God bless. ❤️

So sorry to hear of Wray's passing. I have such fond memories of his kindness and sense of humour as he put up with all our horsey nonsense. A good life, well lived. Please take good care of yourselves and of each other at this difficult time. Eventually, I hope the pain will ease somewhat so that the wonderful memories can take precedence. Deb

Very Sorry

So sorry to hear about Wray. My prayers are with you at this sad time.

The girls (Bethany & Maya), Duane and myself send our condolences for the loss of such a kind, gentle, loving and caring man.