Jay Phillippe, 67

Alan “Jay” Phillippe, 67, of Rising Sun, formerly of Versailles passed away at 1:20am, Sunday, May 13, 2018 at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati. He was born at the Good Samaritan Hospital on September 5, 1950 the son of Jesse and Jinnie Durham Phillippe. He was married to Leanna Antras on September 29, 1984 and she survives. Other survivors include one son A. J. (Brittany) Phillippe of Rising Sun; one daughter Megan Phillippe and her husband Michael Hastings of Indianapolis; four grandchildren Maddie, Braysen, and Tanner Phillippe, and Eliza Hastings; one sister Rita (George) Speigelhalder of Uniontown; his father and mother-in-law Ed and Vickie Antras of Versailles, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents. Mr. Phillippe was a 1968 graduate of South Ripley High School. He attended Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia, Kentucky and also attended the Cincinnati Bible College. He was a 15 year employee of the CSX Railroad and retired after 15 years as a custodian for the South Ripley Schools. Jay was a member of the Rising Sun Church of Christ and a former member of the Versailles Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and trustee. He was also a member of the Rising Sun Sons of the American Legion and was former member of that organization in Versailles. In his spare time Jay enjoyed still board shooting, reading, fishing, golf, and sports, especially IU basketball. Funeral services for Jay will be on Wednesday, May 16 at 11am at the Rising Sun Church of Christ with Bro. Nathan Pelekowski and Rev. Mike Cantrell officiating. Burial will be in the Rising Sun Cemetery. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 4pm to 8pm at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles and from 10am until time of services Wednesday at the church. Memorials may be given to the Strasemeier Relay for Life Team or the Rising Sun Church of Christ Youth Group in care of the funeral home.