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George Phillips

December 10, 1947 ~ September 17, 2022 (age 74)
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George “Baba” T. Phillips, 74, of Butler passed away on Saturday, September 17th, 2022. He was born in Pittsburgh on December 10, 1947, to the late George H. (Edna) Phillips and Joann Dillner. George served his country honorably in the United States Navy. He later went on to be employed for General Wire and Spring Company for over 20 years. George was also a new member to the American Legion. He loved woodworking, so much that he would build anything from cradles for babies new to the family to sheds that were wrecked by flooding. George was the father of Robert (Karen), Christine, and Melissa (Matthew); brother of Tom Phillips; grandfather of Shad (Megan), Brad (Kayla), Robert, Mike, Kylie, Nathan, and Andrew; and great grandfather of Graison, Holland, Harper, and Harley. George was preceded in death by his beloved wife Elaine E. Phillips, who only passed away 5 months ago and he missed her so much that he gave up the will to live; and his sister Sandra (Adam) Eckhart. Family and friends received on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, from 12-2 PM at the SPENCER D. GEIBEL FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, 140 NEW CASTLE RD, BUTLER, PA 16001. WWW.SPENCERDGEIBEL.COM. Full military honors and a prayer service will immediately follow in the funeral home. After the prayer service a Celebration of Life will be held at Melissa’s house (Address will be given privately).

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