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Elton "Clint" Phillips

May 27, 1933 — September 30, 2023

Aberdeen

Elton “Clint” Phillips, born May 27, 1933, at home in Aberdeen, Idaho.  He was the son of Eddie J Phillips and Dorothy “Ione” Muirbrook.

He had two brothers and two sisters: Wayne Phillips; Arthur (Ruth Ann) Phillips of Middleton, Idaho; Verla Rae Ottley of Shelley, Idaho; and Patricia Dee (Lester) Wilson of Salt Lake City, Utah.

Clint was active in School Athletics and Scouts during his school years.  He was an Eagle Scout, and a scout leader for many years.  He excelled in football and basketball.  During high school years, he met the love of his life. 

He married his high school sweetheart, Myrna Alice Morgan, from American Falls on August 24, 1951, in the Idaho Falls Temple.  They were blessed with six children, four sons and two daughters.  Dennis (Cathy) Phillips of Kuna Idaho; Alan (Darlene) Phillips of Darby Montana; Penny (Steven) Adams of Sterling, Idaho; Karen (Gordon) Gunter of Burley, Idaho; Stuart Phillips of LaConner, Washington; and Joe (Cindy) Phillips, Cottonwood, Idaho.

Clint was the auto mechanic instructor at Aberdeen High School for 26 years.  He also farmed and had a small dairy.  His passions were woodworking, rock hounding, gardening, jewelry with opals, and hunting with his sons.  He enjoyed adventures with his boys.  While they hunted, he came back with rocks.

Clint was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, having served three missions in South Dakota, New York, and Iowa with his wife Myrna.  He served in various church callings.

Clint loved making his trays, giving many to people throughout the community.

He is survived by his loving wife, Myrna and six children. Proceeded in death by his parents, brother, Wayne and son in law Gordon Gunter.  He leaves behind a loving legacy of 23 grandchildren, 60 great grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren.

A visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  Wednesday, October 4, 2023, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 149 W. Central Avenue, Aberdeen, Idaho.  A second visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Thursday, October 5, 2023, at the church with the funeral starting at 12:00 noon.  Condolences and memories may be shared at www.davisrosemortuary.com.

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Visitation

Wednesday, October 4, 2023

6:00 - 7:30 pm (Mountain time)

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - Aberdeen Chapel

149 W Central Ave, Aberdeen, ID 83210

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Visitation

Thursday, October 5, 2023

11:00 - 11:45 am (Mountain time)

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - Aberdeen Chapel

149 W Central Ave, Aberdeen, ID 83210

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Funeral Service

Thursday, October 5, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Mountain time)

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - Aberdeen Chapel

149 W Central Ave, Aberdeen, ID 83210

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Burial

Thursday, October 5, 2023

Starts at 1:15 pm (Mountain time)

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