Stanford Ulysses Phillips 1942-2002

Stanford Ulysses Phillips, 84, of 93 Poplar St., died at 4:45 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, 2002, at his home. He had been in declining health for the past 20 years and death was attributed to complications from Parkinson’s disease.

Mr. Phillips was born Nov. 30, 1917, in Hambleton, a son of the late Jacob Eli and Cora May Phillips.

On March 28, 1942, he married Tina Day Phillips, who survives in Elkins.

Also surviving are a brother, Truman Lee Phillips and wife, Vonda, Parsons; two nieces and four nephews.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Lloyd Eldon Phillips and Elmer Phillips.

Mr. Phillips attended the schools of Tucker County. He was a veteran of World War II and served in the U.S. Army 60th Military Police Company in Naples, Fogzia, Rome, Anzio, Rhineland, Southern France and North Africa. He was employed by Elkins Builders Supply for 25 years prior to his retirement on Dec. 31, 1982. He was a member of H.W. Daniels Post 29 American Legion, Tygart Valley Post 3647 Veterans of Foreign Wars and the IOOF Lodge No. 265 of Montrose.

He was a member of Woodford Memorial United Methodist Church.

Funeral Arrangements: Friends may call at Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins today from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be in the funeral home chapel Wednesday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Paul Breeden, Pastor Charlie Hornick and Evangelist Gary L. Kendall Sr. officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain State Memorial Gardens near Gilman, where full military rites will be accorded at the gravesite by members of H.W. Daniels Post 29 American Legion and Tygart Valley Post 3647 Veterans of Foreign Wars. Memorial contributions may be made to Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, 710 West 168th St., New York, N.Y. 10032-9982.

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