Wendell Rex Phillips, Jr.

Sept. 23, 1953 - Feb. 13, 2019


Wendell Rex Phillips, Jr., of Lebanon, Oregon, formerly of Elyria, passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2019. He was born September 23, 1953, the son of Wendell Rex and Edith Phillips.

Rex was a graduate of North Ridgeville High School in Ohio and held the rank of Sergeant First Class, E7 in the U.S. Army. He was an avid lover of coffee, football and baseball.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Christine and mother, Edith.

Rex is survived by his father, Wendell; sister, Pam (Bill Nash); brother, Tony (Linda); his children, Michael, Amy and Rex III, as well as his granddaughter, Hannah; three nephews and Sherryl Foust.

Per Rex's wishes there will be no memorial service.

Huston-Jost Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

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