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Bruce Francis Phillips

December 22, 1953 March 13, 2019
Bruce Francis Phillips
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Obituary for Bruce Francis Phillips

Bruce Francis Phillips, age 65, of Aurora, Missouri, passed away at 6:42 a.m. on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at the Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri. He was born December 22, 1953, in St. Petersburg, Florida, the son of Ralph and Eleanor (Reinke) Phillips.

Bruce was a1971 graduate of Lakewood High School in St. Petersburg, Florida and attended St. Petersburg Community College. He was a Mechanic and a member of the Aurora United Methodist Church.

On August 16, 1975, he married Cherrie Leigh Smith in Pinellas Park Florida. She preceded him in death on September 2, 2014.

Bruce is survived by his son, Jason Phillips and his wife, Brandi, of Aurora; two daughters, Jacqueline Wiles and her husband, Stephen and Laura Parmer and her husband, Nicholas, all of Aurora; his mother, Eleanor Phillips of Marionville, Missouri; one brother Larry Phillips and Sue Barker, of Marionville and ten grandchildren.

Bruce was preceded in death by his father, Ralph, wife, Cherrie and father and mother in-law, Peter and Tenia Smith.

A memorial service, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora, will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26, 2019, at the Aurora United Methodist Church.

Memorial donations may be made payable to the Aurora United Methodist Church, Youth Program, in care of the funeral home.

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Memorial Service




4:00 PM 3/26/2019 4:00:00 PM
Aurora United Methodist Church

1211 S. Carnation Dr.
Aurora, MO 65605

Aurora United Methodist Church
1211 S. Carnation Dr. Aurora 65605 MO
United States

Memorial Contribution

Aurora United Methodist Church Youth Program


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