Daniel Robert Phillips
Age 66, Dan went to be with his Heavenly Father on August 21, 2014. He was born December 24, 1947 in Lansing. As a Veteran of the US Army, he honorably served his country in Vietnam. He was recognized for outstanding service and awarded soldier of the month in April 1970. Dan was well known in the HVAC industry in the Lansing area. He loved spending time with his family. He also enjoyed the outdoors, especially working in his yard and by the sand and lake.
Preceded in death by: his mother, Mary Gertrude; father, Burdett Eugene; sister, Mary J. "Jannie" Phillips; brother, John E. Phillips. He is survived by son, Brent Phillips; daughter, Erin (Scott) Ellis; son, Daniel (Lauren) Phillips; and son, Matthew Phillips. He dearly loved his seven grandchildren: Morgan, Evan, Kasey, Chamberlain, Madelyn, Mallie, and Lakelyn. From a large family of eight children, he is also survived by his brother James "Jim" (Darlene) Phillips; sister Nancy (Bob) Fineis; sister, Kathy (Jim) Clifford; sister, Mary (Howard) Alt; brother Tom Phillips and several nieces and nephews. Dan had a heart of gold and he will be missed and remembered dearly.
There will be a Rosary Prayer at 10:00AM and a Funeral Liturgy at 11:00AM on Friday, August 29, 2014, at the Church of the Resurrection 1531 E Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI 48912. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his name to VFW Home for Children in Eaton Rapids, Michigan. To leave online condolences visit www.tiffanyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by Tiffany Funeral Home.
Tiffany Funeral Home
3232 W Saginaw St Lansing, MI 48917
Published in Lansing State Journal on Aug. 27, 2014