Thursday, June 11, 2009

Kenneth R. "Tad" Phillips, 57, of Cassville, passed away Thursday, June 4, 2009, in St. John's Hospital -- Cassville.

He was born Jan. 23, 1952, in Seligman, the son of Ed and Kathlean (Aery) Phillips. On July 23, 1977, he was united in marriage to Joy Hilburn, who survives.

Additional survivors include: one son, Zack Phillips of Cassville; one daughter, Megan Quinn and her husband, Bob, of Cassville; and four brothers, Buford Phillips and his wife, Jean, of Shawnee, Okla., Robert Phillips, of Cassville, Larry Phillips and his wife, Barb, of Cassville, and Gary Phillips, of Cassville.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Amanda K.; and one brother, James Phillips.

He received his education at Southwest School at Washburn. His entire life was spent doing construction work, owning and operating Phillips Construction.

Funeral services were held Sunday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Pastor Doyle Russell conducted the services. Burial was at Russell Cemetery, Butterfield.

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