Springfield, MO- Dannie Mikel Phillips, 68, husband of Julia F Macedo Phillips, passed away October 22, 2019.
Born in Detroit, Michigan, he was the son of the late CB Phillips and Ms. Mary Ellen Phillips White of Townville, SC. Dannie was a Structural Environmental Engineer and was a Veteran of the United States Marine Corp, serving with HMX-1 Presidential Helicopter Marine Corp Squadron One. Dannie was dedicated to his family, a cattleman, and was a protector of all.
In addition to his wife, Danny is survived by his sons, Jason Phillips, Christopher Loveland, Joey Phillips; daughters, Shasta Phillips Scott, Elizabeth Phillips; brother, Michael Phillips; sisters, Julia Phillips Jaworski, Judy Paruszkiewcz; and eight grandchildren.
In addition to his father, Dannie is preceded in death by brother, Stanley Phillips.
A Graveside Service will be held 11am, Saturday, November 30, 2019 at Long Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will have a reception following the service at the Long Creek Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. Full Marine Honors will be conducted at the service and all Military personnel are welcome to attend to honor their fellow Veteran.
The family is at their respective homes. Flowers are accepted and condolences may be expressed online by visiting www.sandiferfuneralhome.com.
SANDIFER FUNERAL HOME IS ASSISTING THE FAMILY