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Philip E Elswick

May 7, 1969 — October 5, 2023

Mt Vernon


Philip E. Elswick, 54, of Mt Vernon, passed away Thursday, October 5.

He was born May 7, 1969 in Ironton, Ohio to Benard Martin and Carolyn Elswick.

He was a member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters Union Local 735 for 24 years. He was carpenter of the year in 2007.  Philip had a profound love for the outdoors and enjoyed spending his time fishing, perfecting his golf swing, and crafting beautiful creations through his carpentry skills.  His dedication to hobbies was a testament to his love for the simple joys in life.  He enjoyed spending time with his family.

Philip will be deeply missed by his mother, Carolyn Willison, a daughter, Alison Elswick, and a grandson, Layken Aslinger; brothers Roger Willison Jr., Robert Willison, a sister Krystal Coe; nieces and nephews, Joshua Smith, Kaylan Kincer, Erica Kincer  

Philip was preceded in death by his brother, Anthony D Smith and his father Roger Willison.

Memorial services will be Friday October 20 at 11:00 at Roberts Funeral home in Mt Vernon.  Online tributes may be made at
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Friday, October 20, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Roberts Funeral Home - Mt Vernon

18260 Coshocton Rd, Mount Vernon, OH 43050

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