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Philip E. Richardson

d. August 19, 2016

Philip E. Richardson, age 83, of Apollo Beach, FL, passed away on Friday, August 19, 2016 at his residence. Philip was born November 8, 1932 in Athens County, OH to the late Clyde and Elizabeth Richardson. He was married to the love of his life, Shirley on January 24, 1956. Philip graduated from Mt. Sterling High School in 1951. He attended Ohio University and served in the U.S. Army. Philip was a Millwright by trade and he owned and operated Columbus Millwright Services in Mt. Sterling. Philip moved to Apollo Beach, FL in 1994 where he owned and operated the Apollo Beach Marina until the time of his death. Preceded in death by his wife, Shirley; siblings, Claudine, Doris, Dale and Louis; his in-laws, Tommy and Georgia Midgley. He is survived by his children, Phyllis (Bob) Rinsma, Tom (Kim) Richardson, and Bruce (Deanna) Richardson; grandchildren, Lindsey (Rick) Campbell, Steven (Erin) Rinsma, Scott Rinsma, Erin (Alex) Hildebrandt, Tyler Richardson, Sarah Rinsma; great grandson, Maxwell Campbell; sister, Betty (Jack) Trickler; sister-in-law, Sue (Jim) Douglas; numerous nieces, nephews and his Apollo Beach Family. Friends may call Monday, August 29, 2016 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the PORTER-TIDD FUNERAL HOME, 331 W. Main St. in Mt. Sterling, OH where funeral service will be Tuesday, 11 a.m. Interment Pleasant Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation at
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