Edward J. Phillips Sr., 79, of Bellevue, died Sunday, June 30, 2013.
He was born Jan. 17, 1934, in Bismarck, Ohio, to Leon and Roselia (Hay) Phillips. He married Maureen Ruffing Nov. 25, 1965, at St. Sebastian's Catholic Church.
He is survived by his wife, Maureen; a son, Edward (Drehma) Phillips Jr. of Bellevue; two daughters, Valerie Phillips of Bellevue and Cheryl (Scott) Schaffer of Bellevue; three grandchildren; and a brother, Norbert (Gail) Phillips of Norwalk.
His parents; a brother, Howard Phillips; and five sisters, Agnes Linder, Ida Fries, Mildred Lonz and twin sisters Bernadette and Bernadine Phillips, are deceased.
Friends will be received 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, at Foos and Foos Funeral Service, 151 Yorkshire Place, Bellevue, with the rosary being recited at 1:30 p.m. A funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 231 E. Center St., Bellevue. Burial will follow at St. Sebastian's Cemetery, Bismarck.
Memorials may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation or the Tiger Football Foundation, in care of the funeral home.