John William Phillips, 70, of
Caldwell, went to be with the Lord Thursday, January 20, 1994,
at a Boise hospital. Graveside services will be
conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, January 25, 1994 at the Wilder
Cemetery. Dr. Jerry L. Davis of the Caldwell Free
Methodist Church will officiate, under the direction of Dakan
Funeral Chapel, Caldwell. Family and friends are asked
to gather at the cemetery.
was born March 4, 1923, in Wickenberg, Arizona, to Elijah and
Linnie Layman Phillips. He spent his childhood in Cortez
and Froita, Colorado, later moving to Wilder, Idaho in 1938.
He enlisted in the U.S. Army during WWII serving in the
Phillipines and Japan. He married Naomi Hoffman January
1, 1947 at Wilder, Idaho, at which time they moved to Caldwell
where they have since resided. He worked in the
automotive repair business for 40 years, 26 years as Service
Manager for Bob & John's Inc., Caldwell, until retiring in
He was a member of the Caldwell
Free Methodist Church.
include: wife, Naomi of Caldwell; a daughter and son-in-law,
Alana and Rick Morrison of Kent, Washington; 2 grandchildren,
Brent and Andrea Morrison of Kent, Washington; a brother, Lee
R. Phillips of Wilder; a sister, Opal Jessee of Wilder;
several nieces and nephews and a very special brother-in-law,
Glenn R. Hoffman of Payette.
preceded in death by his parents and a brother.
Memorials may be made to Caldwell Free Methodist Church, 3320
S Montana, Caldwell, Idaho 83605.
Friends may call at the Dakan Chapel on Monday, January 24,
1994 from 5 to 8 p.m.