Phillip W. Gasson, of Russia, Ohio (73)

Phillip Wilfred Gasson age 73, of Russia passed away at 9:56 am Wednesday, August 17, 2022, at Versailles Rehab & Healthcare Center.

Phillip was born May 24, 1949, in Darke County to the late Paul Gasson and Norma (Goubeaux) Gasson Reed. Phillip was also preceded in death by his step father, Joseph E. Reed; and brother, Stephen Paul Gasson.

Phillip is survived by a brother, David Gasson of Newport; sister-in-law, Jody Gasson of Memphis, Tennessee; and numerous nieces and nephews. Phillip was a retired bar and restaurant owner. He was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 am Friday, August 19, 2022, at St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles with Rev. Fr. Ned Brown celebrant. Burial will follow in St Valbert Cemetery, Versailles. Memorial contributions may be made to EverHeart Hospice, Greenville. Arrangements have been entrusted to Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Gasson family.

Abigail Miller / Editor

Abigail Miller is a Greenville native, Kent State graduate, writer, shopaholic and friend. Contact Darke County Now Reporter Abigail Miller at

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