William W. “Bill” Phillips, 83, of Frankfort, died at 4:10 a.m. Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at Aperion Health, Frankfort. He was born June 17, 1937 in Howard County, Ind. to Virgil Clayton & Martha Nadine (Sigler) Phillips. He married Veda Price on March 19, 1965 and she survives. They enjoyed 55 wonderful years together.
Bill was a 1956 graduate of Kokomo High School. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served from 1962-1964. He worked for Chrysler for 47 years. He loved fishing and hunting. He was a selfless father who was adored by his children. His shadow was his dog Dexter Doodledoo, who was his faithful companion. He considered his children’s dogs Bailey, Lala, and Hunter as his grandchildren.
Visitation and Services
No visitation or services are planned.
Wife: Veda Phillips of Frankfort, 2 Sons: Scotty (lifetime significant other Mike) Phillips of Kokomo, Eric Shawn (companion Jeanette) Phillips of Frankfort, Daughter: Kimberly Thompson of Frankfort, Brother: George (Terry) Phillips of Las Vegas, NV, Lifetime Friends: Don (Linda) Vandergriff of Kokomo. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Bill was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Ruth Phillips, Shirley Foreman and a brother, Donald Phillips.