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Phillip R. Spangler

January 4, 1937 ~ September 2, 2019 (age 82)

Spangler, Phillip R. “Tank”, 82 of Middletown passed away on Monday, September 2, 2019. He was born on January 4, 1937 in Corbin, KY to Ross & Virginia Opal (Bullock) Spangler. Phillip worked in the Safety Dept. at Armco Steel for 37 years, receiving more than 6 Iron Man awards for his remarkable efforts, then retiring in 1993. A tireless soul, Tank worked with his son-in-law Mark at MCM Sound Systems for another 10 years. He is survived by his daughter, Michelle (Mark) Fugate; his lovely granddaughters, Calli, Sofey, Olivia and Makenna; his brother-in-law; Ron Frazier (Susie) and Sisters, Elaine Huber (Tony), Gerry Eads (Earl), Patsy Knock (Gene), Debbie Riley and Greg Riley, along with many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Saundra Lee Spangler, daughter, Shauna Lee Collins; grandson, Phillip David Collins and Step-Father, Mitchell Riley. A Receiving of Friends will be held on Sunday, September 22, 2019 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm at Baker-Stevens-Parramore Funeral Home, 6850 Roosevelt Avenue, Middletown, OH 45005. A Memorial Service will follow at 3:00 pm. Condolences and Flowers may be sent to the family at

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