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Jon Edward Phillips

KSAL StaffMay 28, 2019

Jon Edward Phillips, 52, of Amarillo, TX. passed away Sunday, May 26th, as a result of a Motorcycle accident, in Amarillo, Texas.

Jon was born in Wichita, Kansas on February 23, 1967, a son of Arylis L. (Taylor) Phillips and Gail Edward Phillips.

Jon attended Leroy Elementary School, Northglenn Middle School, and graduated from Thornton High School, Thornton, Colorado in 1987. He then attended and graduated from Metro State College, in Denver, Colorado.

He attended the First United Methodist Church McPherson, KS.

Jon was currently working for Atmos Energy as an Enterprise Support Analyst and has been with the company nearly 30 years.

Jon volunteered at the Homeless Mission Amarillo, Texas. He enjoyed riding and working on his cycle and playing his guitar, loved his dog Rider, his nieces and nephews, spending time with family and being the free spirit that he was.

He is survived by his mother, Arylis Phillips, of McPherson, Kansas; his sister, Pamela Urioste, of Wichita, Kansas; his niece and nephew, Chad Carroll (Jodie) of Henderson, Colorado, Brandi McWilliams (Robert) of McPherson, Kansas; his great-nieces and nephews, Camryn and Caitlyn Carroll, and Brady, Jadeyn and Jocelyn McWilliams; several cousins, other relatives and a host of friends.

Jon was preceded in death by his father, Gail Edward “Big Moose” Phillips and a brother, William Gary Phillips

Memorial service will be held at First United Methodist Church, McPherson, KS, at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 2nd, 2019 with Reverend Lacey Wheeler officiating.

Burial of cremains will take place later at the Crestwood Memorial Park Cemetery McPherson, KS.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church, McPherson and they can be sent in care of the Glidden – Ediger Funeral Home; 222 West Euclid Street; McPherson, Kansas 67460.

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