Colonel Donald J. Phillips Ret
1931 - 2021
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Colonel (Ret) Donald J. Phillips

Timonium, MD - Colonel (Ret) Donald J. Phillips, 89, of Timonium, MD and Scottsdale, AZ, passed away on April 8, 2021. Born in Denver, CO, May 5, 1931. Survived by beloved wife Margaret, step-daughter Elise Jones, grandson Liam McDevitt, daughter Lisa (Jerry) Zapp, son David (Sarah) Phillips, and siblings Judi Phillips, and David (Susie) Phillips, sisters-in-law Caroline Phillips and Cheryl Phillips, nieces and nephews and their families. Preceded in death by parents Frank and Marjorie, second wife Elizabeth "Tommie" Phillips, first wife Virginia Olson, sister Barbara, brothers Alan, Brian, and Hugh. Don retired from a distinguished career in the Army as a Colonel. Don & Margaret married July 1, 2000 and kept homes in Timonium and Scottsdale. A private family viewing was held April 15. Memorial service will be scheduled for this Summer. No flowers. Donations to Wounded Warriors. For more see

Published by The Arizona Republic from Apr. 23 to May 2, 2021.
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