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Blaine Coffman Phillips
July 13, 1932 ~ November 5, 2018
Blaine Coffman Phillips, 86, passed away at home of natural causes on Monday, November 5, 2018. He was born on July 13, 1932 in Springville, Utah, the son of Thomas Victor and Effie Coffman Phillips.
He married the love of his life, Carolyn Thurgood, on August 20, 1958 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Blaine and Carolyn spent most of their married life in Weber County in Harrisville and Washington Terrace. They recently celebrated 60 wonderful years together with their family.
Blaine earned his BS from Brigham Young University and was a Science Teacher and mentor at TH Bell Jr. High, Wahlquist Jr. High, and Weber High School for many years.
Blaine was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served as a Ward and Stake Clerk and a Branch President. He did many acts of service known mostly only to him and Mom, and the people they served. Blaine loved to serve others.
He loved his family and enjoyed temple work at the Ogden LDS Temple for many years with Carolyn. He also enjoyed gardening.
Blaine is survived by his loving wife, Carolyn of Ogden; sons, Boyd Clair (Joni) Phillips of Clearfield and Brian Lee (Cindy) Phillips of Spanish Fork; daughter, Ralynne Phillips of Ogden; 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; and sisters, Barbara Kane of Anahiem CA and Ruth Gray of Smithfield. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, and three sisters.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 9, 2018 at 11 a.m. the Washington Terrace 9th Ward, 125 E 5350 S. Friends may visit with family on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lindquist’s Ogden Mortuary, 3408 Washington Blvd. and Friday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the church. Interment, Lindquist’s Washington Heights Memorial Park, 4500 Washington Blvd.
Special thanks to Dr. Grant Holland and Kelsey Bingham, special caregivers Tammy, Makayla, and Luis, and a special thanks to Ashley and Chloe.