Shelton Darwin Phillips
Shelton Darwin Phillips
  • October 30, 1925 - January 4, 2018
  • Marble Falls, Texas

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Mr. Phillips passed away on January 4, 2018 in Marble Falls, Texas . He was born in Florence, Texas to Andrew and Josie Phillips.

Preceded in death by his parents Andy and Josie and brother in law Vernon Bittle. His family is proud of his military record. He served in the US Navy on the USS Kadashan Bay CVE76 as an Aviation Boatswain's Mate SV-V6 USNR during WW II. He saw action in the capture of the Southern Palau Islands and Leyte Island landings at the battle of Leyte Gulf. He told the family that he crossed the Equator 14 times.

He resided in the Hill Country for most of his life, in several small communities, Bertram, Burnet and Spicewood. He retired as a heavy equipment operator and rancher. He loved to hunt and fish.

Mr. Phillips is survived by his sister Dortha Phillips Bittle, nephews Terry Bittle (Vickie) and Ronnie Bittle and great niece Rebecca Sprinkles and her family.

Visitation will be January 7, 2018 from 5 - 8 pm at Clements Wilcox Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be January 8, 2018 at 10:00 am at Clements Wilcox Funeral Home, interment at Fall Creek Cemetery.

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