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Donald Ray Phillips

Visitation:
Date: Private
Time: Private

Visitation Location:
Private

Service:
Date: N/A
Time: N/A

Service Location:
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Interment:
Countryside Memorial Gardens, Owensville



Memorials/Donations
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Missouri Veteran's Home in St. James designated for the Special Care Unit.

Obituary
Donald Ray Phillips, 72, of St. James, Mo., formerly of Washington, passed away on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at Missouri Veteran's Home in St. James.

He was born on April 17, 1947, to Alfred and Iva Jane (Robertson) Phillips in Lanes Prairie.

He was united in marriage to Janet Roberts on Feb. 23, 1968, at First Baptist Church in Belle.

Donald graduated from Belle High School. He joined the Army after graduation and served in Germany and Vietnam. In his early life, Don had an avid interest in cars and drag racing. In 2003, after working for 30 years, he retired from the Chrysler minivan plant in Fenton. Following retirement, he drove a school bus for the Washington and Union school districts. In his later years, he enjoyed playing golf and spending time with his loved ones.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Iva Phillips; mother and father-in-law; and great-granddaughter, Serenity.

He is survived by his wife, Janet Phillips of Washington; daughters, Tracey Landwehr and husband Brad and Andrea Thomas and husband Jason; grandchildren, Emily Landwehr, Marissa Carr and husband Jeremy, and Emma and Ian Thomas; great-grandchildren, Brayden and Brantley and sisters, Donna Ridenhour, Linda Hafley, Brenda Lehnoff and Audrey Brown and their families.

Private family services were held. Burial was in Countryside Memorial Gardens in Owensville.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Missouri Veteran's Home in St. James designated for the Special Care Unit.


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