Michael W. "Mike" Phipps, 56, of West Jefferson, went home to be with the Lord Monday, April 15, 2013.
Mike was born Aug. 26, 1956, in Portsmouth.
He graduated from Ohio University and was a past Deputy Sheriff for the Madison County Sheriff's Department.
Survivors include his wife, Cecila of West Jefferson; daughter, Kayla Phipps of West Jefferson; mother, Joyce Phipps of Waverly; brother, Randy (Sandy) Phipps of Portsmouth; mother-in-law, Barbara Ooten of Grove City; two sisters-in-law, Debra Johns of Lilly Chapel and Cynthia Gollihue of Orient; brother-in-law, Dennis (Cookie) Ooten of Grove City; several nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Toy Phipps.
Family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 18, in the RADER-McDONALD FUNERAL HOME, 1355 W. Main St., West Jefferson, where Funeral Service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday. Rev. Paul Burgett will be officiating. Burial will follow in Alton Cemetery, Galloway.