Phillip Van Orr
  • Phil loved his cats! Please feel free to donate to the Dumb Friends League in lieu of flowers in his name.
  • Dumb Friends League
    191 Yuma St
    Denver, CO 80223

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Memories & Candles

1 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“My favorite memory of Phil: I got a text from him at work asking for a hand fixing a fence. When I got there the fence in question had come apart...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Jeff Payne - Aurora, CO

“I had the pleasure of working with Phil at Centurylink. His determination was admirable. One time in Montbello I helped him fix a cheap fence that...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Jeff Payne - Aurora, CO

“Phil was one of the very first people I met when I moved to Colorado in 1978 We were in the same outside work groupPhil was a wonderful man who...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: William Stokey - Castle Rock, CO

“Those we love don't go away, they're beside us every day. I believe that our loved ones will send us signs to let us know they are still with us. For...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: DeAnne Huth - Gilbert, AZ

“I am so sad about the death of our uncle Phil. He was always the fun uncle. Phil will always be remembered for the funny birthday cards, his love...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Remea Herold - Phoenix, AZ

“phill, I am so blessed that you called me a friend! You changed my life forever in so many ways. I will miss you every day. God rest! ”
7 of 17 | Posted by: Chris Zambelli - Denver, CO

“Phil,If you are watching us from Heaven, you know how much we love and miss you. You touched so many lives with your kindness and generosity and...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Margo Dorrough - Phoenix, AZ

“I'd met Phil in 1978 working for Mountain Bell. He has been a wonderful friend since that time. So many fond memories of our many years together....Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Ronald Skoty - Denver, CO

“Wonderful man! I am very grateful to have know him. He was kind and honest. I am sorry for the loss of dear friend to so many! ”
10 of 17 | Posted by: motenia deaver - Littleton, CO

“So sorry to hear of Phil's passing. It has been many years since we've talked and worked together, but I will always remember Phil's laugh. It was...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Carla Hedge - Glendale, AZ

“Sometimes Phil could be sarcastic. Sometimes Phil could be grumpy. But when you needed him, Phil was always your friend. He was always a pal and...Read More »

“Words aren't enough to express how much you will be missed. I was blessed to call you friend and have you in my life over 20 years. Sooooo many...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Lynn Clark - White lake, MI

“It's hard to forget someone who gave you so much to remember, so remember the good times. ”
14 of 17 | Posted by: Ann Carey - Prescott Valley, AZ

“Words will not wipe away your tears and hugs may not ease the pain, but hold onto your memories because they will remain forever. Phil was a good...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Gary Carey - Prescott Valley, AZ

“Phil was such a kind and generous man. We worked together in Phoenix and anytime you needed help he was there. Such a fun guy Everyone will miss you ”
16 of 17 | Posted by: Rita Ringle - Phoenix, AZ

“Phil was a great guy and fun to be around. Sincere condolences to his family and friends on their loss. May you RIP, love and light, Phil! ”
17 of 17 | Posted by: sande manker - lakeside, AZ

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Phillip was survived by his mother, Dixie Swick, step father, Frank Swick, sisters, Margo Dorrough, Lana Strand, Sherry Nickoloff and brother-in-law Edward Nickoloff. Nieces, Deanne Huth, Renea Herold and Kristi Hartmann. Nephews, Ryan and Sean Nickoloff and Kenny Strand. Aunt and Uncle Marilyn and Jack Johnson, and numerous grand nieces and nephews.