Phillips; Richard Joseph. Richard passed away on December 5, 2013 at the Cascade Hospice Residence in Chilliwack at the age of 75. He was born September 22, 1938 in Torquay, SK. Richard is survived by his wife Sandra; brothers, Larry (Valerie), Ken ( Diane); sister Paricia Monro plus many nieces and nephews. Richard was predeceased by his parents Marcus and Agnes Phillips; sister Lynne and brother Murray. A special thanks to Dr. Bakker and Dr. Graham plus other doctors and staff who took care of Richard during his illness. Also a special thanks to all his friends and neighbours who visited him in the hospital and gave me their support and help during this time.
Richard had many jobs during his lifetime – nursing orderly, plumbing, roofing, working in the oil patch and driving truck. In Chilliwack he worked at the Empress Hotel, Chilliwack Hospital, Cultus Lake Waterslides, Comfort Inn and also some lawn care.
A graveside service to be held sometime next year. Woodlawn Funeral Home in care of arrangements.