Delmar ”Beek” “Pops” Phillips, 62, passed away Thursday afternoon, August 15, 2019, at the Waters Edge Village Health Care Center. He was born on February 8, 1957 in Muncie , the son of S.Q. Delmar and Phyllis Jean (Monroe) Phillips .
Delmer attended Delta School Corporation and later married Sandra (Law Phillips in 1976 and she preceded him in death in 1979.
Mr. Phillips had worked as a Roofer for over 20 years for McGuff Roofing prior to his disability. He was a member of the Roofer’s Union, enjoyued fishing , playing basketball, playing horse shoes and listening to music. The times he could spend with his family and friends were very special to him.
He is survived by 2 daughters, Rochelle Schlusser (Mike), Beckley, West Virginia and Sarah McIntire (Guy), Muncie; several grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren, Rainahlee McCowan and Audeyn Burnum; long time companion (over 30 years) Virginia Maxwell, Muncie; 2 step sons, Kurt Scheidenberger (companion Tabby) and Kory Scheidenberger, both of Muncie 2 sisters, Cathy Burnum (James),Albany and Patricia “Pat” Phillips, Florida: 3 brothers, James William Phillips (Kathy), and Larry Phillips (Debbie) , Hartford City and David Burnum (Diane) , both of Muncie. 3 sisters-in-law, Judy Phillips, Margie Phillips and Barb Monroe, all of Muncie; Special nephew, Kyle Burnum (Linda), Muncie; several nieces and nephews.
Besides his wife of 3 years, Sandra, he is preceded in death by 1 son, Shane Craig in 2016; his parents; 4 brothers, Albert, Louie and Monty Phillips and Tony Monroe; 1 nephew, Lenny Lehman.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, August 19, 2019, 1:00 P.M. at Parson Mortuary with Billy Upchurch officiating. Burial will follow at Beech Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Parson Mortuary on Monday, August 19, 2019, from 12:00 P.M. until time of service.
Memorial contributions may be made to a Muncie Mission Ministries 5000 W. Edgewood Lane Muncie, IN 47304.
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