Marvin L. Phillips, 76, of Englewood, Fla., passed away Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013.
He was born Sept. 5, 1937, in Cambridge, Md.
Marvin was a Master Sergeant and a jet engine instructor with the United States Air Force, who gave 20 years of service. He moved his family to Englewood in 1972. Marvin loved to go to Chesapeake Bay, Md., for crab legs and oysters. He had a big heart, and he was well-known around Englewood for helping people in a variety of ways.
He is greatly missed by his wife of 51 years, Janette “Jennie”; son, Brent (Sandra Santiago) Phillips of Tampa, Fla.; daughter, Tracy Mozzicato of Englewood; sister, Nancy (Tom) Corkran of Secretary, Md.; brother, Vernon (Pat) Phillips of The Villages, Fla.; grandchildren, Brandi, Dillon, Brittany and Emily; and great-granddaughter, Raina.
Services are private. Interment will be at Sarasota National Cemetery in Sarasota, Fla. In lieu of flowers donations, can be made to The Salvation Army, P.O. Box 495126, Port Charlotte, FL 33949-5126.
Arrangements are by National Cremation Society of Port Charlotte, Fla.