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Philip Wayne Dexter Obituary
Philip W. Dexter

Philip Wayne Dexter, 49, of Brookston, IN, passed away unexpectedly at 10:40 p.m. Sunday, September 15, 2013 at St. Elizabeth East Hospital from complications of heart failure. Born September 10, 1964 in Lafayette, he was the son of the late John H. Dexter and Rebecca "Becky" (Keizer) Dexter of Lafayette.

Philip worked in maintenance at Purdue University for 10 years and at the Pay Less on 43. He formerly attended First Reformed Church. His hobbies included listening to music, spending time with his dog, "Yeager", watching football, especially Purdue and the Colts, and floating on the river with family and friends.

Surviving with his mother are two brothers, Dennis L. Dexter (wife, Kay) of Carmel and Stephen Dexter (wife, Sue) of Brookston; and a niece, Suzanne Dexter. He was preceded in death by a nephew, Adam Dexter.

Visitation from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Hippensteel Funeral Home. Funeral service 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with Pastor Justin Schlesinger-Devlin. Burial to follow at Rest Haven Memorial Park. Hippensteel Funeral Home is entrusted with care. Memorial contributions may be made to the Almost Home Humane Society. Share memories and condolences online at

Published in the Journal & Courier on Sept. 17, 2013
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