Brock James Phillips, 25, El Dorado, quality control manager for Valmont Industries, died on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009.
Visitation with the family will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 2, at Carlson Funeral Home, El Dorado. Funeral service at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, at the First United Methodist Church in El Dorado. Interment will be in the Leon Cemetery.
Brock was born on Sept. 30, 1983 in Wichita, the son of Ted and Elicia (Wade) Phillips. He graduated from Bluestem High School in 2002 and then joined the U.S. Marine Corps, serving in both Iraq and Afghanistan for four years. He was currently attending Butler Community College.
On July 3, 2005, he married Deanna Cornish in Leon.
Survivors include: his wife and daughter, Emma of the home; father and stepmother, Ted and Dana Phillips of Augusta; mother, Elicia Driskell of Olathe; brothers, Andrew Phillips and Bailey Phillips, both of Augusta; sisters, Jessica Phillips, El Dorado and Quinci Driskell, Kansas City, Kan.; grandmothers, Beverly Robinson of Andover and Elicia Ferrell of Olathe; two nieces, three nephews, and many loving family members.
He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Jim Robinson, William Phillips, Earl Schnake, and his Uncle George Schnake.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial to a fund for his children.
Arrangements by Carlson Funeral Home, El Dorado.