Eric Joseph Phillips

August 7, 1979 ~ August 6, 2021 (age 41)


Eric Phillips passed on August 6, 2021. He was 41.

Eric was born August 7, 1979 to Michael and Debra (Harris) Phillips in Youngstown, Ohio.

He was a Chaney High School graduate and attended Youngstown State University studying Philosophy.

Eric was a proud member of the Miami of Oklahoma Indian Tribe.

He was a truck driver trainer for Western Express. He enjoyed a variety of passions including: playing billiards, collecting comic books and sport cards. He was also a car enthusiast and enjoyed shopping for designer clothes and jewelry.

Eric held his siblings near and dear to his heart.

Eric leaves behind, to cherish his memory; his mother, Debra Phillips of Youngstown; step-father, Herbert Biff Allison of Youngstown; step-mother, Linda Phillips of FL; brothers, Michael Phillips of Tampa, FL; Isiah Allison of Youngstown; Austin Allison of Youngstown; sisters, Christina Phillips of Youngstown; Alexis Allison of Parma; Amber Allison of Austintown; step-brothers, Herbert Shelton of Youngstown; Chez (Tiiona) Allison of Youngstown; step-sister, Ali Stewart of Youngstown; grandmother, Gaynell (Jerry) Kelly of Newport Richey, FL; uncles, Allen (Sharron) Phillips of Newport Richey, FL; James (Liz) Harris of Canfield; David (Kathy) Harris of Youngstown; Robert Harris of Youngstown; aunts, Bunny Geboe of Youngstown; Shirley Matyi of Austintown; and nephew, C.J. Bembry of Austintown.

He is preceded in death by his father, Michael Phillips; grandparents, James and Helen Harris, Joseph Phillips; step-sister, Alysia Allison-Jordan; uncles, Bobby Lou Phillips, George Phillips and Steve Matyi.

Services will take place at Augustine Funeral Home, 75 E Midlothian Blvd. Youngstown, Ohio, 44507  (234) 254-8403 on Saturday, September 4, 2021 at 12:00pm. Friends may call at 11:00am. Masks are required to enter the funeral home.



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