DAVID ERNEST PHELPS
Died on November 15, 2017 in Bethesda, Maryland, at the age of 57. David was born on July 25, 1960 in Boston, Massachusetts to Harriette Longacre Phelps and the late John Bedford Phelps. David graduated from Cornell University in 1982 and worked in financial services for over 30 years. David loved to cook and had a taste for adventure - he was a licensed pilot and enjoyed scuba and sky diving. David was blessed with four amazing children. He was a devoted father to Tyler, Alexandra, Connor, and Samantha. They were his passion and greatest achievement in life. David is survived by his children, his mother Harriette, his sister Elizabeth Phelps, his former wife and friend Alison Bouquet, and is preceded in death by his father John. A memorial service is scheduled for November 25, 2017 at 1 p.m. in the Anastasi room at the Bethesda Chevy Chase Rescue Squad, 5020 Battery Lane, Bethesda, Maryland.
Published in The Washington Post on Nov. 21, 2017.