Cover photo for Blake Matthew Phillips's Obituary
Blake Matthew Phillips Profile Photo

Blake Matthew Phillips

October 11, 2000 — February 26, 2024

Bellefontaine, Ohio

Blake Matthew Phillips

Blake Matthew Phillips, 23, of Bellefontaine, passed away Monday, February 26, 2024.

Blake was born in Bellefontaine on October 11, 2000, and is survived by his parents, Brody and Kelli (Harmon) Phillips, of Bellefontaine; brothers: Drew Phillips and Mason Phillips; grandparents: David and Peggy Phillips of Bellefontaine, and Chad and Terri Pulfer of Lewistown; great-grandmother Jeannine Elleman of Bellefontaine; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.  

Blake was preceded in death by great-grandparents: Brian and Mary Ann Downing, Dale Elleman, Jr., and Richard and Dorothy Phillips.

Blake was a 2019 graduate of Bellefontaine High School where he was a member of the swim team, theater and drama clubs, National Honor Society, and OMUN.  He attended Ohio Wesleyan University and was a member of the swim team his freshman year, and Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity.  He graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Franklin University.  Blake loved his dogs, Marley and Murphy.

Visitation for Blake will be held on Friday, March 1, 2024, from noon – 2pm at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Bellefontaine.  A private burial will take place in Bellefontaine Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Logan / Champaign Counties Suicide Prevention Coalition, P.O. Box 765, West Liberty, OH 43357.

EICHHOLTZ DARING & SANFORD FUNERAL HOME & Cremation Center, Bellefontaine, is honored to serve the Phillips family and encourages anyone to share a fond memory or message of condolence at


To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Blake Matthew Phillips, please visit our flower store.

Past Services


Friday, March 1, 2024

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center

321 N Main Street, Bellefontaine, OH 43311

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 3940

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree