Thomas McPhillips

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Thomas Richard "Tommy" McPhillips passed away in Fredericksburg, Texas on Sunday, April 14, 2013 at the age of 84.

Tommy was born on September 14, 1928 in El Paso, Texas and served in the Navy during the Korean War. He graduated from West Texas State with a Business Administration degree and began a career with NASA that lasted for 30 years.

Tommy is survived by his loving wife, Marilyn Blanton McPhillips, their daughter Kerri McPhillips Zschappel, son-in-law Ken Zschappel, and grandchildren Melanie, Scott, and Abbey, all of Fredericksburg. He will be missed by his NASA buddies and his many close friends at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Dickinson.

Services will be held Thursday, April 18 at Fredericksburg Funeral Home. Visitation will begin at 1pm and the service will be held at 2:30pm. Graveside services will be held in Greenville, Texas at Memoryland Cemetery at 2pm on Friday. Online condolences may be left at Arrangements under the direction of Fredericksburg Funeral Home.

Published on from Apr. 15 to Apr. 28, 2013
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