Delbert C. Phillips

February 7, 1924 - January 10, 2022

Delbert C. Phillips, retired Major of the United States Air Force passed away January 10, 2022 at the age of 97.  He was born on February 7, 1924 to Bufford Phillips and Mayme (Glasco) in Lockney, Texas.  Delbert married the late Delores (Bowman) Phillips on December 1, 1950 in Dallas, Texas.  He was of the Baptist faith.  Delbert was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend.  He will be missed dearly by those who knew and loved him.

Delbert is survived by his daughters, Denise Phillips of Plano, Texas and Lisa Wascom of Hammond, Louisiana; grandchildren, William Phillips, Angela Phillips, both of Plano, Texas, Sadie Wascom, and Rance Wascom of Hammond, Louisiana; great-grandchild, Slate Phillips; and a host of other loving family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Delores Phillips; sons, Kent D. Phillips and Terry C. W. Phillips; parents; two brothers and a twin.

An inurnment with military honors will be held at at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas, Texas 75211 at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made in Delbert’s honor to Building Fund, Natalbany Baptist Church, P.O. BOX 99, Natalbany, LA 70451.