Charlie Phillips

12/06/1939 - 08/07/2018

Obituary for Charlie Phillips

Estacada resident, Charlie Phillips died in a hospital in Springfield, Oregon. He was 78.

A graveside service with military honors will be held 3pm, Friday, August 17, 2018, at Willamette National Cemetery followed by a gathering of friends and family at the Estacada Community Center.

Charlie Everett Phillips was born December 6, 1939, in Coquille, Oregon to Charlie and Silva (Blaylock) Phillips. He was raised in Sweet Home, Oregon where he graduated from high school. After high school, he entered into the US Army and retired in 1980. He then had various jobs including working with his father at Phillips and Son Electrical Repair.

Charlie enjoyed fishing, hunting, video poker, and anything to do with the outdoors.

Survivors include his companion, Judy Walker; sons, Charlie E. Phillips SFC (RET), Jon K. Phillips 1SG (RET), Craig E. Phillips E4 (RET); daughter, Cynthia E. Witcraft; brothers, Virgil Phillips E4 (RET); Lynn Phillips; sisters, LuAnn Devine, Judy Prinsehouse.

He has 10 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded by his parents and a sister Roberta AKA Sue Shaver.

In 1987, he graduated with honors from Clackamas Community College. He received an Associate degree which included a certificate as a certified welder.




03:00 PM
Willamette National Cemetery
11800 SE Mt. Scott Blvd
Portland, OR 97056
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Jay Shelton of Waynesboro, Tn August 15, 2018 So sorry for your loss! Jay and Angel Shelton want you to know our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. If you need anything please let us know.
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Leo and Shirley Lippincott of Estacada August 15, 2018 Dear Judy.... We were so saddened to read Charlie's obituary. Please accept our sympathy and condolences. Leo and Shirley
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