VeteranRaymond “Bud” Phillips

Raymond L. “Bud” Phillips Jr., 88, of Lewistown died at 7:20 p.m. Dec. 22, 2017, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

He was born May 27, 1929, in Lewistown, a son of Raymond L. and Isabel Johnson Phillips Sr. He married Maurine Stockham Blackwell on Dec. 2, 1997, in Lewistown. She preceded him in death on Nov. 6, 2013.

He also was preceded in death by one brother.

Surviving are one stepdaughter, Candie (and Bruce) Abbott of Smithfield; and one sister, Sara Burk of Bartonville.

He was a computer analyst for GTE/Verizon for many years. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was stationed in Greenland, where he served as a medic.

He attended Lewistown United Methodist Church and was a member of the Lewistown Lodge 104 AF&AM.

Cremation will be accorded. A graveside service with inurnment will be held at a later date at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lewistown. Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Lewistown is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences may be sent to www.henrylange.com.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 12/27/2017


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