Phillips, Francis E. – Obituary

North Powder, Oregon Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start Now Francis E. Phillips, 81, of North Powder died Aug. 31 at Grande Ronde Hospital. A celebration of life was held at the grange hall in North Powder. His cremated remains will be scattered at Keating Bluff at 4 p.m. today Sept. 5. Mr. Phillips was born April 14, 1925, to Bahleum Alanzo and Ruth Fern Black Phillips in Stroud, Okla. The family moved to a farm outside of Baker City in 1934. He served in the Navy during World War II, and on March 7, 1948, married Dorothy M. Calloway in Baker City. He worked on ranches for 17 years and as a meat cutter. He drove a delivery truck for Eastern Oregon Meat and Sweets Valley Sausage. He worked at livestock sale yards in La Grande, Baker City and Walla Walla. He served on the North Powder City Council and helped with car shows by setting up the poker run. He was an avid supporter of...

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