March 30, 1923 - Sept 18, 2012 OKLAHOMA CITY David, 89, was born in Weatherford, OK on 3/30/23 to David & Clara Phipps. He enlisted in the Army 2/15/41, honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII, earned the rank of Corporal and was held as a Japanese POW for three and a half years. He is survived by Jewel, the love of his life of 66 wonderful years; daughter, Karolyn & husband, Roger Stimson; Roger Phipps & wife Louise; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. On Sept. 18, 2012, he left this earth to be with his heavenly Father. Viewing will be 4-8 p.m. Saturday and 12-8 p.m. Sunday, with family greeting friends 2-4 p.m. Services are 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, at the Chapel of Crossroads Church, 8901 S. Shields Blvd.
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Published in The Oklahoman on Sept. 22, 2012