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Information for John William Phillips
4 March 1923 - 20 January 1994
Obituary from The Caldwell News-Tribune
23 January 1994
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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John Phillips

     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.
    Mr. Phillips 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 1986.
    He was a member of the Caldwell Free Methodist Church.
    Survivors 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.
    He was 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.




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