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Daniel Phillips

December 11, 1953 — October 13, 2023

Daniel Phillips, 69, of Talman Village Rd, Gary, WV, went to be with the Lord on October 13th, 2023.

Born on December 11th, he was the son of the late John and Christine Phillips of Kimball. He had been a resident of Gary for over 30 years and was a devoted son, husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He was a former teacher at Mt. View High school in which he touched the lives of many.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Kathy Phillips.


We’ll always remember that special smile, that caring heart, that warm embrace, you always gave us. We’ll always remember you because they’ll never be another one to replace you in our hearts, and the love we will always have for you. 


The kids


Survivors include:

Son: Scott Jessee and wife Heather of Rockwell, North Carolina

Daughter: Marielle Messick and husband Brian of Sorrento, Florida

Grand daughter: Haylie McPherson and husband Austin of Bluefield, West Virginia 

Lacey Hadley of Salisbury, North Carolina

Sarah Jessee of Rockwell, North Carolina 

Katelyn Jessee of Rockwell,North Carolina

Grandson: Landon Roberts of Alamonte Springs, Florida 

Lane Hadley of Salisbury, North Carolina 

Daniel Jessee of Rockwell, North Carolina 

Great Grandchildren: Madilyn and Myles McPherson of Bluefield, West Virginia 

Austin Hadley of Salisbury, North Carolina 

Sisters: Deborah Bowlick and husband Jeff of Bluefield, West Virginia

Martha Colo and husband Tony of Roanoke, VA 

With a host of nieces and nephews

Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, October 18, 2023 at 11:00 AM at the funeral home with Father Mark Tyson officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn memorial Park in Bluewell.

Friends may call an hour prior, from 10:00-11:00. 


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Service Schedule

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Wednesday, October 18, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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Wednesday, October 18, 2023

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