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Harold Elmer Phillips

May 8, 1926 September 20, 2019
Harold Elmer Phillips
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Obituary for Harold Elmer Phillips

Harold Elmer Phillips passed away Friday September 20th, 2019 in Holdenville, Oklahoma at home at the age of 93.

Harold was born May 8, 1926 in Atwood, Oklahoma to Elmer Phillips and Alice Bassinger Phillips. Harold graduated from Atwood public school. He was a maintenance foreman at a glass manufacturing in Hayward, CA and retired in 1993. Harold served in the Army during WWII and was Honorably discharged. He enjoyed hunting, watching baseball, horse racing, and wildlife TV.
Harold was preceded in death by his parents and first wife Wilma Heathcott Phillips, son Gary Phillips, daughter-in-law Robyn Philips, brothers; Alfred Phillips, Kenneth Phillips, brother-in-law Chris Saya. He is survived by his wife Betty Phillips of the home, son Mike Phillips of Burneyville, Oklahoma, son Rick Phillips and wife Cathy of Healdton, Oklahoma, daughter Debbie Foran of Wetumka, Oklahoma, son Jeff McCoy and wife Karri of Atwood, Oklahoma, 13 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren, sister-in-law Helen Phillips of Hobbs, New Mexico, sister Wyvonna Saya, brother Gilbert Phillips and wife Suzanne of Healdton, Oklahoma. Harold is survived by numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Special thanks to Tricia Barker, Brenda and Heather from Faith Hospice, and members of Banner Baptist Church.

Viewing and gathering will be 6:00-8:00 PM Tuesday September 24, 2019 at Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home Holdenville, Oklahoma.

Funeral service will be 2:00 PM Wednesday September 25, 2019 at the First Baptist Church in Holdenville with Pastor Ron Chastine officiating.

Pallbearers are Larry Wichert, Robert Phillips, Jeff McCoy, Shane Phillips, Adam Foran, and Randy Hollingshead. Honorary pallbearers are James Morrow, Terry Wayne Hardwick, Randy Brown, Rodney Youngblood, and Paul Huff. Also, assisting in the service will be the Chickasaw Honor Guard.

Interment will follow at Holdenville Cemetery.

Services are under the direction of Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home Holdenville, Oklahoma.

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6:00 PM 9/24/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/24/2019 8:00:00 PM
Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home

301 East Main
Holdenville, OK 74848

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home
301 East Main Holdenville 74848 OK





2:00 PM 9/25/2019 2:00:00 PM
First Baptist Church of Holdenville

310 North Broadway
Holdenville, OK 74848

First Baptist Church of Holdenville
310 North Broadway Holdenville 74848 OK

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