OBITUARY

Michael David Phillips

April 7, 1961December 20, 2020

Phillips, Mike passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, December 20, 2020 in Nanaimo, BC at the age of 59.

Predeceased by mother, Mavis; Mike is survived by wife Elaine; children Wade (Brittany) and Kevin (Noelle); grandchildren Hailen, Shayla, Blair and Maddison; father Raymond (Marcy); siblings Theresa, Donna (Bob), Jim, Brenda, Marion (Mike) and David (Shirley) as well as many nieces, nephews, friends and “work” family.

Born and raised in the valley, Mike is best known for his love of music and being the DJ for friends and family for many events and parties. He loved being out on the Canal fishing, smoking fish and spending time with his grandchildren and other family members. Mike started working for Rotor Maxx Support Helicopters in Parksville over 10 years ago and loved every moment of his time there.

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theresa plamondon

January 9, 2021

my dear brother mike. i am so sorry . still in shock. say hi to our mother and others who have passed. yes you are gone but you shall live in hearts. memories for ever. the music,,,your garden...your baby pup. lol. sorry i was not there for you in your time of need. wade put the phone close so you could hear what i wanted too say too you. i was on messanger video the night all family was there to say their good byes.. l did get to see you that night. each time i eat salmon you are the first person i think of. the family left behind will miss and love you always!!!

Cheryl (MacGowan ) Terris

January 8, 2021

It has been along time since seeing the family as I left Port Alberni in 1979. Grew up and went to school with Brenda and have seen her since at school reunions and are connected on Facebook . Mike was always so funny, the Phillips family was always so close, it was wonderful . You will be missed Mike by so many. My condolences to all who knew and loved you.

Lyn Taylor-Scott

January 7, 2021

Being an older cousin of Mike, I don't share as many memories as his siblings or the younger cousins. I do remember visiting Auntie Mavis and Uncle Ray and seeing the new baby, Mike in the little crib in the kitchen.
More recently, I enjoyed Mike's postings of the beautiful flowers in their garden, fishing and smoking fish. It was clear that he loved flowers, nature and the ocean. Mike took the time to enjoy life and we can all learn this lesson by his example.

Boyd Fred

January 7, 2021

My condolences to the family, thank you for sharing such a great hearted man. Prayers of rest, health, and happiness for all in need. And may the happiest memories fill the hearts with warmth to carry out the coldest of days.

Diane de Vries

January 7, 2021

Beautiful Neighbours ❤️
Hugs Elaine
Remembered fondly
Diane and Family

Miranda Havard

January 6, 2021

I have known mike for a long time. He was alway bubbly, the life of the party. He was a loyal husband and best friend to his kids. He was so welcoming with open arms to any event that was happening. I have many fond memories with you mike. I’m so sorry that you were taken from us to soon. You made the world a better place with your light and you will be missed dearly. I know you will be watching over every one here.Thank you for al the love you gave to everyone.

Karen Anderson

January 6, 2021

My sincerest condolences to Mike’s family💔
Rest Easy❤️ May God bring healing to all those who love u🙏🏼

Ben/Irene Potter

January 6, 2021

We remember Mike with fondness. Always enjoyed talking with him when we would meet in town. Will be praying God will bring his family comfort and His love during this very tough time.

Patti Sexton

January 6, 2021

Dear Elaine you were my best friend as a girl and I was so saddened to hear this
My deepest condolences to you and your family

Stan Kujala

January 6, 2021

My sincere condolences to Mikes family. I always enjoyed our chats over the years whenever we met in town or fishermans wharf or wherever. Mike was always fun to be around, lots of laughs and stories. I will miss that. RIP my friend!

FROM THE FAMILY