|Birth: ||Feb. 26, 1956|
|Death: ||Jan. 19, 2013|
DeWayne Phillips, 56, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at his home in Benbrook. Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at North Side Baptist Church. Interment: East Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in the chapel at Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel. DeWayne was born in Lamesa on Feb. 26, 1956, to Bob and Elda Phillips. He attended his first nine years of school in Kermit and moved to Weatherford in 1971 where he graduated from Weatherford High School in 1974. He attended college in San Marcos. DeWayne married Carol Smith in 1985. He worked as a self-employed bricklayer for 10 years until he joined the family business as a truck driver for 23 years. DeWayne was not only tall in stature, he was a giant of a man from all that loved him so dearly and he loved in return. Through all the physical disabilities he endured in the last few years, his mind never faltered. His talents were endless and amazing. He will truly be forever missed. DeWayne was preceded in death by his four grandparents, a cousin, his sister-in-law and a father-in-law. Survivors: His is survived by his wife of 27 years, Carol Phillips of Benbrook; daughter, Laura Beth Cole of Benbrook; twin daughter and son, Amy and fiance, Robert Weist, of Fort Worth and Eric Phillips and wife, Heather, of Benbrook; grandchildren, Bobby and Harrison Cole, Faye Weist, Jake, Abbey and Gracie Phillips; his parents, Bob and Elda Phillips of Weatherford; brother, Rodney Phillips and wife, Dawne, of Weatherford; and sister, Diane Lamb and her husband, Greg, of Weatherford. He is also survived by all his aunts, uncles, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Published in Star-Telegram on January 21, 2013
East Greenwood Cemetery
Created by: Tim Hawkins
Record added: Jan 21, 2013
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