Visitation at Family Home
Obituary of Phillip C. Coller
Phillip Ceylon Coller, 67, of County Route 25, Russell died Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at his home.
Phil was born on September 1, 1948 at home in Russell, a son of the late Anne Coloton-Coller and Carl W. Coller. He attended Knox Memorial Central School and graduated in 1967. He then attended Canton ATC for two years. On October 11, 1969, Phil married Carol Mackin at the Russell Methodist Church.
Phil was a Dairy Farmer all of his life, working with his family on the family farm in Russell. He drove bus for Edwards-Knox Central School retiring after twenty-nine years.
Surviving are his wife Carol of Russell, his father Carl of Maplewood Campus, two daughters, Jennifer A. Benson of Russell and Christy L. Tupper and husband Neil of Russell; one brother, Lynn Coller and wife Linda of Russell; three sisters Carole Jenne and husband Larry of Canton, Tina Coller of DeKalb Junction, Gina Caldwell and husband Ray of Canton. He will also be greatly missed by three grandchildren, Holden and Grayson Tupper and Avery Benson of Russell, as well as three nephews; Connor, Ryan and Jaden Caldwell and a niece Brooke Jenne of Canton.
Phil enjoyed spending precious time with his children, grandchildren, family and his dog "Sam" ,as well as, hunting and the animals on the farm.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday, December 27, 2015 from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm at the family home located at 273 County Route 25, Russell, NY. His funeral services will be held on Monday, December 28, 2015 at 1:00 pm at the Russell Methodist Church with Reverend Martha Helmer officiating. His burial will be at the Hermon Cemetery in Hermon, NY.
Arrangements are made with the Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Canton, NY.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Russell Methodist Church.
Condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.lawrencefuneralhome.org.