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Douglas E. Phipps

June 15, 1963 ~ December 29, 2023 (age 60) 60 Years Old

Douglas Phipps Obituary

Douglas E. Phipps, 60, of Washington, passed away on December 29, 2023. Mr. Phipps, son of the late Edward Phipps and Sandra nee Knox, was born on June 15, 1963 in Effingham, IL. He received his education from Fort Zumwalt High School. On March 17, 1989, he was united in marriage to Mary McCarthy in O’Fallon, MO.

Doug loved his job at Builders Bloc Construction, where he was a Crane Operator for over 40 years. He enjoyed fishing, watching the St. Louis Cardinals, and cooking breakfast on Sunday mornings. But most of all, he loved his family and watching his grandchildren grow up.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Among his survivors are his wife Mary Phipps of Washington; children, Nicholas Kunderer of St. Peter’s, MO, Katherine Phipps and significant other DaWaun Sutton of Washington, Michelle Phipps and fiance Kyle Gibbons of St. Charles, and Kyle Phipps and wife Michelle of Washington; sister, Belinda Phipps or Orlando, FL; grandchildren, Allana Kunderer, Novah Sutton, Keith Sutton, Kevin Sutton, and Liam Phipps; other relatives and friends.

A visitation will be held on Friday, January 5, 2024 from 4-7 p.m. at Nieburg-Vitt, Miller Funeral Home. Memorial donations can be made to the American Lung Association.

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January 5, 2024

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Nieburg-Vitt, Miller Funeral Home
1206 Jefferson Street, P.O. Box 604
Washington, MO 63090


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