CHASE, PHILLIP WAYNE ”BIG PHIL”, 15 , of Martins
Ferry, Ohio, died Wednesday October 31, 2001, in
the East Ohio Regional Hospital, Martins Ferry.
He was born September 17, 1986 in Wheeling, WV, a
son of Wayne P. and Cynthia M. Kimbro Chase.
He was a member of the St. Paul A.M.E. Church
of Bellaire and Wayman A.M.E. Church of Martins
”Big Phil” was a freshman at Bellaire High
School; a member of the freshmen football team and also the wrestling and baseball teams.
In addition to his parents, ”Big Phil” is
survived by a little sister, Monica Chase;
maternal grandparents, Dave and Roberta
Stewart of Smithfield, Ohio; paternal grandparents
Roosevelt ”Rosie” and Mary Henry of Bellaire; an
aunt, Karen Rafferty and her husband Kent of
Pittsburgh, Pa.; two uncles, Clarence Chase of
Bellaire and Sonny Branson of Houston, Texas.
Friends will be received on Saturday from 2-4
and 6-8 PM at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral
Home, 441-37th Street, Bellaire, where services
will be held on Sunday at 1 PM with Pastor Bobby
Ellsworth and Pastor Donald J. Cordery
officiating. Interment in Holly Memorial Gardens
Pleasant Grove, Ohio.