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Gary E. Phillips, 74, Raytown, Missouri passed away May 17, 2015. A visitation will be held 1:00 – 2:00 PM, May 21, 2015 at Heartland Cremation & Burial Society, 6113 Blue Ridge Blvd, Raytown, Missouri. Memorial services will follow at 2:00 PM at Heartland Cremation & Burial Society. A reception will be held at 3:00 PM at the R.E.A.P. Community Room. Private burial at Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Kansas City, Missouri. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to R.E.A.P. 9300 E 75th St, Raytown, MO 64138.
Gary was born August 16, 1940 in Kansas City, Missouri to Laverne & Georgia (Wright) Phillips. He retired from General Motors – Leeds & Fairfax Plant after 32 years. Gary was a Scout Master of Boy Scout Troop #550 where he was an honorary member of the Tribe of Mic-O-Say. He was a life long Kansas City Chiefs fan and like bowling, hunting, fishing and Western movies. Gary loved spending time with his buddy (grandson) Josh.
He is preceded in death by; parents, Laverne & Georgia Phillips; beloved daughter, Valerie Phillips-Adkins; sister Beverly Hauser. Survivors include; wife of 54 years, Jeanette; daughter & son-in-law, Kristin & Scott Dresselhaus; son, Kyle Phillips; grandson, Joshua Phillips; sister, Donna Love and numerous nieces and nephews. (arr. Heartland Cremation & Burial Society, 816-313-1677)