Orrin Phillips Obituary

Orrin Thomas  Phillips
Tom Phillips
Orrin Thomas Phillips

March 3, 1936 - December 23, 2008
Born in Des Moines, Iowa
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Tom Phillips, 72, passed away Tuesday, December 23, 2008. Funeral services will be held 1:30pm Friday, January 2, 2009 at Cottage Grove Presbyterian Church, with burial to follow at Glendale Cemetery.

Tom was born in Des Moines and lived here all of his life. He graduated from Roosevelt H.S. and received his B.A. Degree in Political Science from Drake University. After 38+ years, Tom retired in 1996 from the City of Des Moines Community Development.

Tom is survived by his wife of 41 years, Marcella, his sons, Michael and Christopher, both of Des Moines and his grandson, Benjamin. He was preceded in death by his parents, O.P. and Ethel Phillips, his siblings, Ann Clift and John Phillips.

Visitation begins after 1 pm Thursday, January 1 at Iles Funeral Homes - Westover Chapel where the family will receive friends from 4 to 6pm. Memorial contributions may be made to Cottage Grove Presbyterian Church, Central Iowa Railroad Club or Animal Rescue League of Iowa.

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ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUENRAL HOMES ~ WESTOVER CHAPEL.

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Visitation
Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Thursday, January 1, 2009
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Service
Cottage Grove Avenue Prebyterian Church
24th & Cottage Grove
Des Moines, IA US
Friday, January 2, 2009
1:30 PM
Cemetery
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Friday, January 2, 2009

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Central Iowa Railroad Club
3000 East Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50317