David Bradley Phillips

Born: Fri., Sep. 6, 1940
Died: Mon., Jan. 11, 2021


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David Bradley Phillips, 80, died peacefully at his home in Punxsutawney, surrounded by his loving family on Monday January 11, 2021. 

David was born on September 6, 1940 in Alderson, West Virginia to Ralph Phillips and Helen McAllister.   He grew up with three brothers Buck Phillips. Sterling Phillips and Riley Phillips as well as his sister, Opal Welder.

He graduated from Alderson High School and attended Barber school.

After moving to Punxsutawney, David married the love of his life, Janet Meckley in 1961.  He was employed with Season All industries for many years. 

David enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.  He also enjoyed all things outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers Buck and Sterling Phillips and his sister Opal Welder as well as his grandson Christopher and his great-grandson Kayden.

David is survived by his wife Janet Phillips as well as several children, William (Brad) Phillips and wife Charlene, Eddie Sr. Phillips and wife Kelly and Joseph Phillips as well as Duane and Kristen Phillips and their children Nick and Nate.

He has several grandchildren, Eddie Jr. (Kelly) Phillips, Chad (Katie) Phillips, Scott (Lindsay) Phillips, and Kayla (Justin) Smith.   Also surviving are Chelsea, Devon, McKenzie, and Justin Phillips.

Additionally he is survived by three great-grandchildren Sage Burkett, Finnlee Phillips and Cole Phillips.

The family wishes to thank 365 Hospice of Carrolltown, PA as well as Senior Assist Services of Punxsutawney, PA. 

Memorial donations are requested to be made to 365 Hospice, 119 S. Main Street, Carrolltown, PA 15722.

David’s funeral care is under the direction of the Richard L. Fait Funeral Home,   117 N. Jefferson Street, Punxsutawney, Pa  15767.   As per the wishes of his family, there will be no visitation and his services will be private.

David will be buried in the family cemetery on Muddy Creek Mountain in West Virginia.

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Kimberly S Bracken
   Posted Fri January 15, 2021
Melinda, Shawn and I want to express our condolences to you and your family. Dave was a wonderful guy and good friend and neighbor. I hope he finds Dad and they have a fishing spot in heaven. Prayers and sympathy

Amanda Johnson (Larson)
   Posted Sun January 17, 2021
I was just reading about David’s passing. Janet and his family I’m sorry for your loss. I used to work at County Homemakers and got to spend time talking and visiting with Janet and David. He was such a nice man and will surely be missed. Once again sorry to hear about him.

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