Richard Larry Phillips

Thursday, July 31, 2008

Richard Larry Phillips, 77, of Wirth, Ark., was born Nov. 19, 1930, in Saint Ignatius, Mont., and died July 16, 2008, at his home.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Edith Jean (Main) Phillips of the home; three sons, Richard Phillips and wife, Diane of Thayer, Mo., Daniel Paul Phillips of Las Vegas, Nev., James Phillips and wife, Joanne of Polson, Mont.; one daughter, Deborah Phillips of Puyallup, Wash.; 13 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by: his parents, J.G. Phillips and Elva Pearl (Blodgett) Phillips; one son, David Phillips; and nine brothers and sisters.

Funeral services were held July 18 at the Stateline Pentecostal Church with Bro. Wayne Hurst officiating. Burial followed July 25 in St. Ignatius, Mont. Local arrangements were under the direction of the Clary Funeral Home of Mammoth Spring.