Raymond L. Phillips Jr.
Date of Birth: May 27, 1929
Date of Death: December 22, 2017
February 10, 2018 - 11:00 AM - Lewistown United Methodist Church
Lewistown- Raymond L. “Bud” Phillips Jr., 88, of Lewistown passed away at 7:20 PM Friday December 22, 2017 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
He was born May 27, 1929 at Lewistown the son of Raymond L. and Isabel (Johnson) Phillips Sr. He married Maurine (Stockham) Blackwell on December 2, 1997 at Lewistown. She died November 6, 2013. He was also preceded in death by his parents, and one brother. Surviving are one step daughter, Candie (Bruce) Abbott of Smithfield and one sister, Sara Burk of Bartonville.
Bud was a computer analyst for GTE/Verizon for many years. He served in the US Air Force and was stationed in Greenland where he served as a medic. Bud attended the Lewistown United Methodist Church and was a member of the Lewistown Lodge 104 AF&AM.
Cremation will be accorded. A celebration of life will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday February 10, 2018 at the Lewistown United Methodist Church with Reverend Shane Smith officiating. Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Lewistown is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at henrylange.com.
From: Lorenda Spilker Dec 30 2017 6:18PM To the Buddy Phillips family: we are so very sorry to learn of Buddy's passing. He was a friend and always smiling. He will be missed. Sincere sympathy, Alvin and Lorenda Spilker. From: Nancy & Steve Havera Jan 7 2018 4:37PM We are so sorry about Bud's passing. He was a very good man and a kind friend. We will miss him. We are donating in his memory to the Lewistown Library. We send prayers and love. From: Keith Hyzer Jan 10 2018 1:20PM I remember Bud from high school He pitched for Lewistown High in memorable win over Peoria Manual in the spring of 46 or 47 Score was 1to 0 He , Bill Wilson and Merle Ford were the stars of that game. Sorry to hear of his death. Keith Hyzer
From: Virgil& Ethel Brewer Jan 11 2018 11:47AM Sarah, we were so sorry to learn of your loss. We know you will miss your brother very much as the days go by. We have moved to Wesley Village Retirement Home in Macomb. Getting settled & like it. Virgil & Ethel