2009-06-06 / Obituaries

Phillip J. Tufts

Phillip J. Tufts, 55 of Millersport, died Monday, June 1, 2009, at Mt. Carmel East Hospital.

He was a foreman with Heiberger Paving Inc. with over 30 years of service. He was a member of the Son of AMVETS #51 and Rushville Masonic Lodge #211 F & AM.

He is survived by his children, Tera (Ron) Bradford of Kettering, OH, Troy Golden of Delaware, OH, Todd (Christy) Golden of Fayetteville, NC, and Patti (William) Kennedy of Apple Valley, OH; grandchildren, Phillip John Tufts and Eddie Reffitt both of Kettering, OH and Olyvia Jane Golden of Fayetteville, NC; step-grandchildren, Melanie Golden, Tyffani Golden, Aiden Golden, Cody and Chelsea Kennedy; parents, John and Ruby Tufts of Rushville, OH; brother, Stanley (Sherry) Tufts of Somerset; sister, Peggy (Mike) Terry of Rushville; fiancé, Linda Minnema of Gahanna; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Adrien Janie Tufts, and grandson, Jeremy Reffitt. Funeral service will be held Friday at 10:30 a.m. in the Johnson-Smith Funeral Home Chapel, Baltimore. Burial to follow in West Rushville Cemetery. Friends may visit Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial gifts may be given to American Heart Association, 15120 Collections Center Dr., Chicago, IL 60693.

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