ALTON - Charles W. Phillips, fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church on Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
Beloved husband of the late Jane C. Phillips nee Rice. Loving father of Catherine Beam, Charles (Catherine), Matthew (Linda Schmidt), Michael (Donna), Timothy (Kahleen) Phillips and Mary (Donald) Rogers. Father-in-law to the late Wayne Beam. Dear grandfather of 16, great-grandfather of 12, and great-great-grandfather of one. Dear brother of Rose Liss. Charles was a dear uncle, great uncle, cousin and friend to many.
Special thanks to Jan Gore and the staff of Pathways Community Hospice for their loving care during his illness.
Charles was a member of K of C Santa Cruz Council, a 4th Degree Knight and Bishop Wurm Assembly. He was a longtime member of St. Pius X Catholic Church and an active member of the St. Vincent de Paul Society.
Visitation: 3-8 p.m. Sunday, July 6, at the Stygar Florissant Chapel & Cremation Center, 13980 New Halls Ferry Rd., where funeral service will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday, July 7, then process to Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church for 10:30 Mass. Interment: Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.
Memorials to St. Vincent de Paul or Pathways Community Hospice appreciated. Knights of Columbus service Sunday, 7 p.m.