Obituary: Timothy Frank Phillips

January 2, 1954 – June 9, 2020

Timothy Frank Phillips, 66, of Mitchell, passed away Tuesday, June 9, 2020, at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born January 2, 1954, in Bedford, he was the son of William Frank “Willie” and Georgia Lucille “Tee” (Stewart) Phillips.  He married Louise (Higbie) Duggan November 22, 1980, and she preceded him in death on August 26, 2006.

Tim retired from Community Hospital as a nuclear medical technician. He was a 1972 graduate of Mitchell High School and received a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University. Tim loved his family and was a kind person with a good sense of humor.  He had a soft spot for animals.

Survivors include his fiancée, Sissy Sproles of Mitchell; children, Samuel Duggan of Newburgh; Christine (Steve) Shaffer of Avon; grandchildren, Andrew Duggan, Will Duggan, Ella Shaffer, and Logan Shaffer; sisters, Angie (David) Mercer of Indianapolis, Anita (Mike) Stephens of Indianapolis, Kim (Brent) Todd of Indianapolis

His parents; wife; and dogs, Suki and Dabby, preceded him in death.

Cremation was chosen with burial at a later date in Lawrenceport Cemetery.

Memorial gifts can be made in Tim’s memory to the White River Humane Society.

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