Ronald E. Phillips, Sr., 76, of Hebron, died Saturday, August 9, 2014 at Hospice of St. Elizabeth, Edgewood. He was a Fine Arts Dealer specializing in 17th and 18th Century French Decorative Art.
A United States Navy veteran of the Korean War, Ronald attended the Sarasota School of Art and graduated from the University of Kentucky. He received his MFA from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. He was also an Art Professor at the Northern Kentucky Vocational School and Northern Kentucky University.
Ronald was a member of the Cincinnati Bonsai Society, Ralph Fulton Post # 6423 VFW, National Rifle Association, Boone-Union F & AM # 304 Masonic Lodge, Covington Scottish Rites, Northern Kentucky Shriners, and the Cincinnati Shriners. He also enjoyed Horse Racing and Harness Racing.
Survivors include wife, Karen Free Phillips of Hebron; daughter, Therese Piloto of Fort Lauderdale, Florida; sons, Adrian Meadows of Miami, Florida and Ronald Phillips, Jr. of Charleston, West Virginia; four grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Lorna Eder Phillips.
Visitation is Friday, August 15, 2014 from 12:00 Noon to 1:40 p.m. at Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Home, Hebron. Masonic services begin at 1:40 p.m. with the funeral ceremony to immediately follow at 2:00 p.m. Interment, with military honors, at Hebron Lutheran Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to Hospice of St. Elizabeth, 1 Medical Village Drive, Edgewood, KY 41017.