Dave Phillips, 52, died peacefully on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015, at his home in Newton.
Dave was born on Aug. 30, 1963, in Wichita.
Dave was a master mechanic by trade. And an unimaginable father, son, brother and friend anyone could ask for. Dave was well known for his interaction with children. Many referred to him as Grandpa Dave.
Dave is survived by his son Justin Phillips; wife, Dawn; brother: Kevin Eros; and mother Jeanette Eros.
A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 4, at Petersen Funeral Home Chapel in Newton. A visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, at Petersen Funeral Home with the family present from 6:30 and 8 p.m.
There will be a lunch provided at the Budde Family Farm at 4504 N.E. 36th St., rural (east) Newton, following the service.
An inurnment will be held at a later date.
A memorial has been set up for: Wild Trust, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, 512 S.E. 25th Ave., Pratt, KS 67124-8174, (620) 672-5911.