Monday, December 22, 2008

Fletcher Phillips: Pegged out...

From Fosters.com:

Article Date: Sunday, December 21, 2008

Fletcher Phillips

ROCHESTER — Dr. Fletcher Phillips, 88, of 14 Phillips Lane, formerly named 73 Milton Road, died Friday, Dec. 19, 2008, at Rochester Manor after a period of failing health.

He was born Aug. 9, 1920, in Concord the son of the late Sherman and Alice (Parshley) Phillips. Fletcher was a lifelong resident of Rochester graduating from Spaulding High School, Class of 1939. He served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII stationed at Peak's Island, Maine. Dr. Phillips was a chiropractor having attended Lincoln Chiropractic College in Indianapolis, Ind. He married Luella Baker in 1949 and returned to New Hampshire where he owned and operated his chiropractic office and was employed by Brown and Horsch Company for 36 years.

Fletcher was a lifelong (74 years) member and deacon of the True Memorial Baptist Church of Rochester and member of the Grange for over 50 years. He enjoyed history, cribbage, gardening and reading his Bible.

Survivors include: his wife of 59 years , Luella (Baker) Phillips, Rochester; sons, Bruce and wife Cynthia Phillips, Stratham, the Rev. Keith Phillips, Indianapolis, Ind.; daughter, Linnette and husband David Richardson, Rochester; grandchildren, Amy Richardson, Robin and husband Steve Jones, Ross and Jonica Phillips, Linley and Geoffrey Phillips; and several cousins.

Family and friends may visit Monday, 10-12 a.m., at True Memorial Baptist Church, Ten Rod Road, Rochester, N.H. The funeral service will follow at noon in the church with Pastor Rick Lamirande officiating. Burial will be in Kimball Cemetery, Rochester, in the spring.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to True Memorial Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1001, Rochester, NH 03866-1001

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