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Donald Lee Phillips Jr.

August 14, 1992 ~ September 24, 2022 (age 30)

Obituary

Donald Lee Phillips Jr., Fairchance, Pa.

     Donald Lee Phillips Jr. 30 of Fairchance, Pa. passed away on Saturday, September 24, 2022.

     He was born August 14, 1992 in Morgantown, W.Va. the son of Donald Lee Phillips Sr. and Darlene (Smith) Phillips Sr.

     Surviving are his parents, Donald and Darlene; brother, John Phillips and wife Brittany; sister, Emilie Phillips and her boyfriend, Alex Stoy; two nieces, Abri and Bria Phillips; maternal grandmother, Donna Phillips; paternal grandparents, Harry and Maxine Smith; uncle, Dale Smith and wife Diane; aunts, Veronica,  Renee, Toni Rae and Nicolette and many cousins, loved ones and friends.

     He was predeceased by his paternal grandfather, Nicholas Phillips and close uncle, Dave Smith.

     Donnie was a kindhearted, hardworking, and loving young man. Donnie graduated from Albert Gallatin Highschool in 2011, where he also attended the Fayette County Career and Technical Institute studying masonry and welding. Donnie worked at Tri-County Drain Specialist with his best friend Shadd Matthews. He loved spending time with his family and friends. Donnie’s nieces, Abri and Bria were his world. From sled riding in the yard, to swimming in the pool. The girls were always excited as soon as Uncle Donnie showed up. Donnie was a Fantasy Football fanatic where he loved to talk crap to his dad, brother and friends in the league. He was a yinzer at heart, loved the Steelers through and through. Every once in a while he would yell out “Roll Tide.” Donnie was a Starbucks lover where he would venture with his sister often.  Donnie had the amazing opportunity of meeting people from all over the area. He would always speak highly about his Meadville friends and the people who helped him through his most difficult times. Anyone that knows Donnie, knows that he had a pure heart. At the end of the day, Donnie loved his mom and dad. He was their biggest fan, and they were his. Donnie was loved by many and will never be forgotten.

     The family will receive friends in the Dean C. Whitmarsh Funeral Home, 134 West Church Street, Fairchance, Pa. on Thursday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and on Friday, September 30, 2022 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. The Funeral Service will begin at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Dana Atwood officiating.

     Interment will follow in Walnut Hill Cemetery, Georges Township, Pa.

 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
September 29, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Dean C. Whitmarsh Funeral Home
134 West Church Street
Fairchance, PA 15436

Visitation
Thursday
September 29, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Dean C. Whitmarsh Funeral Home
134 West Church Street
Fairchance, PA 15436

Funeral Service
Friday
September 30, 2022

11:00 AM
Dean C. Whitmarsh Funeral Home
134 West Church Street
Fairchance, PA 15436

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