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Wayne Phipps

Friday, March 7, 2008

Wayne Phipps, 90, Greencastle died Wednesday at his residence.

Born in Clinton, he was the son of Roy and Mary (Ruby) Phipps. He married Betty L. Chilcote in 1944, and she preceded him in death in 2003.

He was a long-time dairy farmer and bus driver in Clinton Township.

He was a member of the Indiana Registered Aryshire Dairy Cattle Association and the Union Chapel Methodist Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Linda Truax and husband Steve, Greencastle; a sister, Letha Shoaf and husband Walter, Rockville; two brothers Ish Phipps and wife Mary, Carbon, and Ivan Phipps, Indianapolis; three grandchildren, two great-grandsons and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son Larry Phipps, a grandson, sisters Gladys Hartman, Ester Hartman and Lucy Swaim, brothers James, Lawrence, Homer, Harmon and Everett.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle, with Robert DeAth officiating. Burial will follow at Brick Chapel Cemetery.

Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Condolences may be e-mailed to: inhpr@keystonegroup.com