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Joseph F. Phipps

Joseph F. Phipps, 78 of Polk, passed away on January 22,2022 at Quality Life Services – Grove City. Joseph was born on October 28, 1944 in Mercer to the late Frank and Josephine Phipps.

Mr. Phipps drove truck for over 35 years for different trucking companies, retiring in 2010 due to poor health. Joe enjoyed camping and fishing. Mr. Phipps attended the Hickory Grove Church of God.

He married Mina Clayton on December 23, 1973 and she survives. Also surviving are three daughters; Regina Richmore, Lucinda Reardon and husband Tony, and Shelly Miller, four stepsons; Lewis Clayton, Richard Clayton, Steven Clayton, and Jeffery Clayton, as well as several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Joe was preceded in death by a sister; Delores Phipps, 2 brothers; Allesworth Phipps, and Lewis Phipps, as well as 2 granddaughters and 2 grandsons.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Rose and Black Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. Stoneboro & Sandy Lake

There will be no services as per Joseph’s wishes.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.RoseAndBlackFH.com

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Angie Gerda and Jo Pease Jan 28 2022 5:23 PM

Joe always had a smile for everyone. Will miss seeing you and your smile. Your in my thoughts and prayers.

Cindy McCall Jan 27 2022 9:42 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Joseph Phipps

Cindy McCall Jan 27 2022 9:39 AM

We will deeply miss Sparkie, he was a great friend.
Till we meet again
Love ya Jane and Wayne Best

Jane Best Jan 25 2022 9:21 PM

We will miss spending time together at camp. Also, traveling all the roads around camp showing us new places to go. But mostly we miss sitting on your porch talking.

Ed and Ann Jan 25 2022 8:24 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Joseph Phipps

Tamie Yard Jan 25 2022 8:22 PM

Sorry for your loss. My condolences and prayers for the family. I light this candle in Joe's memory

Joan Turnbull Jan 25 2022 4:56 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Joseph Phipps

Nancy & LeRoy McKinley. We always loved your visits, and laughter shared. Like this candle you will always be creating a warm glow in our hearts ❤ Jan 25 2022 4:05 PM

I'm going to miss your smiling face and our conversations. Camping won't be the same!

Linda Jan 25 2022 11:49 AM

So sorry for you loss. He will be missed by many. He was a good friend! Prays are sent.

Robin and Joe COON Jan 25 2022 10:59 AM

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