Bentley T. Phillips, 85, died on Monday on Nov on 8, 2021, at the South Cox Medical Center in Springfield, Missouri.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 12 at the Broadway Colonial Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Greenwood Cemetery in Newton.
The casket will be open at the funeral home from noon-8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 11, and the family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m.
A memorial has been established with the American Cancer Society. Contributions may be sent to Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, Ks. 67114.
Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home in Newton.
He was born on October 14, 1936, in St. Joseph, Arkansas, the son of Johnny Hardy and Lois Turney Phillips. He married Loyce K. Webb on August 30, 1957, in Wichita.
Survivors include his sons Mark Phillips and wife Peggy of Newton, Mike Phillips and wife Sheila of Leadhill, Ark.; daughters Tammy Koehn and husband Steve, and Brenda Phillips of Kingsville, Mo.; 10 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; and his companion Judy Snyder of the home in Ozark, Mo. He is also survived by his siblings Glendale Phillips and wife Nancy of Scurry, Tex., Van Phillips and wife Joyce of Colleyville, Tex., Rex Phillips and wife Lonnie of Dunnellon, Fla., Jorena Trower of Wichita, Shirley Ryan of Newton, Wilma Brazell and husband Jim of Harrison, Ark., Roger Phillips and wife Sharon of McKinney, Tex., Ricky Phillips and wife Loretta of Mt. Juliet, Tenn., John Roy Phillips and wife Cindy of Newton, and Ronnie Phillips and wife Patty of Pleasant View, Tenn.