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Victor Phillips

Victor Phillips

September 2, 1930  ~  September 4, 2013

Our loving husband, father, grandfather, great-father, friend and Pastor, Victor Y. Phillips, 83, passed away peacefully at Bear River Valley View Care Center, on Wednesday, September 4, 2013. He was born on September 2, 1930 in Brigham City, UT, a son of Verne and Stella Phillips. Growing up Victor enjoyed the typical experiences boys had such as hunting, fishing and basketball. He especially enjoyed the time he spent on stage performing at Box Elder High School where he later graduated. He married Madge Grundy and had two daughters, Roseanne and Laura, they were later divorced. Victor attended Steven Henagar College in Salt Lake City and later moved to Los Angeles where he attended Los Angeles Trade Technical College. He majored in Printing and Publishing. He married Carol Anderson on January 21, 1956 in Las Vegas, NV. Victor moved his family back to Utah and worked jobs, including Press Foreman for Utah State University. He found his calling was to preach the Word of God and enrolled at the Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary in Mill Valley, California in 1991. His Pastoral leadership included starting three new churches in the Utah/Nevada corner. He was the presiding Chaplin of the American Legion Post #69 in Kanab, UT. Victor retired from the Baptist ministry after 21 years. Victor is survived by his wife, Carol; three daughters, Diane, Stella and Susan; 10 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren and counting. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Richard and three sisters; Gene, Winnifred and Larene; and one daughter, Irene. The family would like to express their appreciation for the care given to Victor at the Bear River Valley View Care Center in his final years. There will be no funeral services.

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My most sincere condolences to all of you . I hope and pray that you are all doing well . I have often thought about you. I had a lot of good times with Vick and the rest of you driving around in the mountains exploring and cooking hamburgers on an open fire. I will always have special feelings for you Diane, I hope you are doing well.
My love to you all.




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