Phillip “Arnie” Conwell died on July 4, 2021 in Anderson Township, Ohio at the age of 86. He was born on April 5, 1935 in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late Phillip and Marigold (nee Rusk) Conwell.
Phillip leaves behind his beloved 66-year-old wife Lois (née McKinley) Conwell; his loving children Phillip Arnold Conwell Jr. of Mendocino, Calif., Teri Stephenson of New Hope, Ohio, Mari (Larry) Broerman of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Pam (John) Hembree of Batavia, Ohio; his adored grandchildren Michelle, Sean, Lindsey, Nicole, Charity, Sarah, Heather, Rachel, Joseph, Katherine, Allison, and Anthony; his 15 beloved great-grandchildren; and his caring sisters Beverly Hinkell of Davidsonville, Maryland, and Denise Neal of Mt. Orab, Ohio.
In addition to his parents, Phillip preceded his brother George Donavan Conwell in death.
Phillip was a member of the Mt. Orab Lions Club, VFW post 9772, Mt. Orab Post 180, the American Legion Post Georgetown, Ohio. He was also a volunteer at the Stein hospice. Phillip is also a marine veteran who served in the Korean conflict.
The memorial service will take place on Friday, July 9, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at the Megie Funeral Home at 104 Spice Street, Mt. Orab, Ohio 45154. The visitation will take place on Thursday, July 8, 2021, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. : 00 o’clock in the funeral home. The Lions will be honored at 7:30 p.m. during the visitation. The funeral will take place after the memorial service at Confidence Cemetery in Georgetown, Ohio, where military honors will be presented. Chaplin Graybill and Vernon Green officiate.
Instead of flowers, please donate commemorative donations to the mountain. Orab United Methodist Church Food Pantry or the Mt. Orab Lions Club.