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Information for Clyde Abraham "Pete" Phillips
18 November 1917 - 14 December 1986
From The Caldwell News-Tribune
December 1986
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Clyde Phillips

     Services for Clyde A. "Pete" Phillips, 69, of Caldwell, who died Sunday. Dec. 14, at the Nampa hospital of natural causes, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
    Bill Free of the Caldwell Church of Christ will officiate assisted by Pastor Vernon Wilcox of the First Church of the Nazarene, Nampa.  Burial will bit at the Wilder Cemetery, Wilder.
    Mr. Phillips was born Nov. 19 1917, at Cortez, Colo., to Elijah and Linnie Phillips.  He was raised and educated at Cortez, coming to Wilder in 1938.
    He married Caroline Daugherty June 22, 1940, at Wilder.  They moved to Caldwell in 1946 where he was an implement parts man for Mollerup Equipment, Caldwell, for many years.  He later fed cattle at the Van Wick Ranch in the Dixie area near Caldwell for several years.
    He married Betty Brisbois, Aug. 29, 1970 at Caldwell.  He drove truck for the Canyon County Highway Department until his retirement in 1984.
    He had been a member of the Canyon County Sheriff's Mounted Posse for many years.
    He is survived by his wife of Caldwell; two daughters, Anita (Mrs. Richard) Dynes of Nampa and Ann (Mrs. Doug) Tweedy of Clarkston, Wash.; a sister, Opal Jessee of Wilder; two brothers; John W. Phillips of Caldwell and Lee R. Phillips of Wilder; six stepdaughters, Sonra Nelson of Payette, Judy Sanborn of Portland, Ore.. Marquita Dial of Houston, Texas, Carolynne Gamble of Los Gatos, Calif., and Jan Stuppy and Sharyl Williams, both of Coeur d'Alene; and a stepson, Dr. R. Steven Brisbois of Spokane, Wash.
    He was preceded in death by his first wife. 
    Memorials may be made to Columbia Christian College in care of Dakan Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 1386, Caldwell 83606; or a favorite charity.




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