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Gary John Phipps, age 73, of Joplin, Missouri crossed over the far side of the Jordan, arm-in-arm with Jesus, January 16, 2019. He won the race.

Gary was born November 16, 1945 in Lamar, Missouri to John Howard and Mary Ella Phipps (Harmon). On November 23, 1963, Gary married the love of his life, Lois Braker and together they had three children.

Life with Gary was never dull! His compassionate heart and quick wit left an impression on everyone he met. His love for family extended beyond blood as he and Lois welcomed all into their home and hearts.

Survivors include his wife Lois Phipps; two sons, Darrel (Diane) Phipps, Carl Junction, Missouri, and Doug (Misty) Phipps, Joplin, Missouri; One daughter, DeAnn Fidler (Brian) Joplin, Missouri; Four grandchildren, Kelsey Phipps, Jonah Phipps, Michael Phipps, Isabella Fidler; Two sisters, Linda (Gary) Colin, Lamar, Missouri and Janis Phipps, Joplin, Missouri; and countless extended family. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Nancy Cass.

Funeral Services will be 10 a.m. Monday, January 21, 2019 at Daniel Funeral Home, Lamar, Missouri. Burial will be at Apostolic Christian Cemetery, Lamar, Missouri.

The family will receive friends from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Sunday, Daniel Funeral Home.

Gary requested contributions be made to Cox Barton County Hospital Auxiliary.

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#18 Muncie,IndianaRichard Moreillon 2019-01-23 03:38
Sorry to hear of Gary's passing.He sure was a kind heart
#17 Lamar, MoDarla Grant 2019-01-21 16:23
Gary was a big part of Everett, my kids and myself lives. He was a great person and I will keep those memories for ever. I send the greatest of prayers to his entire family.
#16 LamarJeff/Margaret Phipps 2019-01-21 13:37
We are so sorry for your loss. May God wrap his loving arms around you and comfort you in this time of mourning. You will meet again one day.
#15 LamarJeff/Margaret Phipps 2019-01-20 22:43
We are so sorry for your loss. May God wrap his arms around you in this time of mourning and give you comfort. You will meet again one day.
#14 Jasper, MOJacque Ball 2019-01-20 19:17
Lois,
Lois,

Many years ago we worked together, and I remember you talking about Gary often.

Sorry to learn of your loss.

My thoughts and prayers are with you, and your family.

May God be with you during this difficult time.
#13 Jasper, MOJacque Ball 2019-01-20 18:48
Lois,

So sorry to hear of your loss.

Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

May God be with you through this difficult time.
#12 Jasper, MOJacque Ball 2019-01-20 18:39
Lois, so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
#11 Potter, KSDeania Roland 2019-01-20 05:08
Our prayers and thoughts are with you during this time. May your memories be cherished and sweet. May Holy Spirit wrapped you in His amazing love and tender care!
#10 Webb City, MoJim Thomason 2019-01-19 20:24
You and your family in our thoughts and prayers
Peace and Gods Blessings
#9 Lamar, Mo.Jim Felts 2019-01-19 01:27
I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you

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