Craig Lewis Phillips aka ‘Philly’ was born on January 24, 1963 and he departed this life on February 4, 2018 at home. Craig was a graduate of Beechcroft Jr/Sr High School in 1981. He participated in football and loved track and field. In his younger years he was a member of Jerusalem Baptist Church where he served on the Usher Board. Over the years Craig was employed as a Store Manager for Long John Silver’s franchise restaurant, a Supervisor at Discover Card Credit Card Services, and Self Employed. He is survived by parents Verdell and Arnold Phillips; former wife Shannon Foley, daughter Erin Ashley Phillips and son Cameron Phillips (grandchildren Cydnee Jane and Kinslee Ann-Marie); siblings Benny (Gina) Fisher; Cathy (Dwight) Patrick; Calvin (Vicky) Fisher; Cevin (Carole) Fisher of Columbus Ohio; Coletta (Norman) Vann of Dayton Ohio; Lisa (Sanford) Barbee of Florida; and Carlos (Christina) Brown of Vallejo, California. Nieces and nephews Lishaya Fisher, Theodore Jay Bell, Jr., Shayla Fisher, Calvin Fisher, Jr., Braydon Fisher , Brihanna Fisher, Sanford Barbee, Jr., Austin Vann, Ciara Bene Fisher, Lathyn Barbee, Brandon Barbee, Sean Michael Fisher, Chloe Fisher, Jamison Brown, and a host of other relatives and friends
His family will receive friends from 11 AM-1 PM on Friday, February 9, 2018 at Ohio Cremation & Memorial Society, 5464 N. High St. Columbus, OH 43214. In keeping with Craig’s wishes, cremation will be observed with no formal services.