Delbert C. Phillips, age 68, of Rankin Road, Tunnelton, WV passed away Sunday, May 12, 2013 at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.
He was born May 23, 1944 in Denver, WV a son of Kenneth C. “Steve” Phillips and Rachel C. (Herndon) Phillips.
He is survived by four children, Valerie D. Phillips of Morgantown, WV; Robin Cress and husband George of Morgantown, WV; Tammy Phillips of Morgantown, WV; and Curtis Phillips of Luray, VA; four grandchildren, Samantha McCoy, Dakota Phillips, Morgan Cress, and Joshua Phillips. Also surviving are three sisters; Linda Britton of Fellowsville, WV; Lula Myers and Kay Swisher both of Denver WV; one brother; Wilbert Phillips of Denver WV and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Delorse J. (Popielewski) Phillips; one son, Delbert C “June” Phillips Jr.
Delbert was a coal miner for several years and retired as a farm manager from the West Virginia Department of Agriculture.
Viewing - Tuesday, May 14, 2013 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. and from 10:00 a.m. until the funeral hour on Wednesday.
Funeral service - Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 11:00 a.m.
Interment will follow at the Mt. View Cemetery in Tunnelton.
In lieu of flowers the family wishes donations to be made to the Hospice Care of Arthurdale, WV.