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Obituary for Bruce Phillips
Bruce Alba Phillips, age 68 of Scottland, IL passed away Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute, IN.
Bruce was born June 26, 1948 in Paris, IL to Daniel Edward Phillips, Sr. and Edna Izetta (Thompson) Phillips. He was a veteran of the United States Army and served during the Vietnam War. Bruce worked for many years as an agricultural mechanic at Chrisman Farm Center. He was a member of the Scottland United Methodist Church and the Chrisman American Legion. He enjoyed woodworking, gardening, and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife: Martha Phillips of Scottland, IL; four children: Cheri Mettler of Scottland, IL, Steven (Beth) Phillips of Scottland, IL, Sherry (Chuck) Valeu of Normal, IL, and Carl (Angie) Ohl of New Cumberland, PA; two brothers: Douglas Phillips of Fishers, TX and Daniel (Patty) Phillips of Clinton, IN; two sisters: Flossie Pollock and Lois (Ronnie) Tharp, both of Deming, NM; seven grandchildren: Tami Gorman, Mackenzy Phillips, Madison Ohl, Marissa Ohl, Megan Borema, Tessa Valeu, and Josh Valeu; and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.
A graveside funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Friends Chapel Cemetery. For those who wish, memorials may be made to the Scottland United Methodist Church or the Chrisman American Legion. Krabel Funeral Home of Chrisman is assisting the family with arrangements.