Roland Phillips

Roland Howard Phillips
1940 – 2023
Passed away peacefully at Alexandra Hospital in Ingersoll, Ontario on Thursday May 11, 2023, with family by his side. Roland Howard Phillips of Ingersoll in his 83rd year.
Survived by his daughter Sandra (Reinhard), son in law Doug, stepson Jack (Carol), brother Ralph (Linda), and sister Mary. Sadly missed by his nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Predeceased by his beloved wife Joan (2019), daughter Susan (2020), son Roland Jr. (2020), stepdaughter Suzanne (2014), stepson Mark (2012), brothers Garnet, Kenneth, Walter and Leonard, and sister Helen.
Roland had a wrecking yard business in Ingersoll, Phillips Auto Wreckers, which he enjoyed and operated for many years. He enjoyed fishing and hunting at Smokey Creek Camp.
We would like to thank the Team at Oxford Manor Retirement Home in Ingersoll for their excellent care over the years. We would also like to thank the palliative care team in Alexandra Hospital Ingersoll for their excellent care.
Cremation has taken place.  A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday June 10, 2023, from 1 to 5 pm, at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 153,  16 Durham Street, Tillsonburg, Ontario.
Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or VON Sakura House are appreciated.
Wareing Cremation Services, 346 Simcoe St., Tillsonburg, Ontario have been entrusted with Final Arrangements. Your messages of remembrance and condolence may be shared here at

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  • So sorry for your loss. I enjoyed always going to get parts from Rollie. He was fair in his prices and always fun to deal with. He will b missed

    Terry Blancher
  • My sincere condolences to the family, I worked for Rolly 40 yrs. ago with Jack, It was never a job just show have fun and get paid AND you always got a tasty free lunch, Thanx for the memories Boss they will last for ever RIP my friend

    Dave Miles
  • So sorry to learn of Rolands passing. I’ve known him since he was 17 and bought many a part from his auto wrecking yard and a few cool cars to ! My deepest condolences to all of his family. Rest in Peace Rolly.

    Margaret Edwards
  • Our sympathies are with the family at this time. We can hope that Roland is still fishing his new adventure.
    The Phillips family Wayne, Cheryl Courtney and girls.

    Kenneth Wayne Phillips
  • Rest in paradise Rolly you were a kind man and an awesome friend to my Dad Heaven has gained a gentle soul …Condolences to family and his many friends

    Olivia Jewells(Thompson)
  • A very special guy. My condolences to his family. He will certainly be missed. RIP

    Rick Dawdry
  • My sincere condolences to the family ❣️ I spent alot of time down at his place in Foldens when I was a kid .

    Julie Pellow

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