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Alexander Funeral Home-Newburgh Chapel

5333 Old Indiana 261, Newburgh, IN

OBITUARY

Dolphes (Doc) V. Phelps

November 15, 1939February 6, 2020
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Dolphes (Doc) V. Phelps, 80, of Newburgh, passed away on Thursday, February 6, 2020. He was born November 15, 1939 in Evansville to the late Dolphes Eli and Mildred (Lawson) Phelps. He served in the Army for three years. He was a member of Washington Avenue Baptist Church, where he taught Sunday school and served as a Treasurer. (Doc) was the co-owner and Master Electrician at Phelps Electric. Dolphes was preceded in death by his first wife, Norma Jean Phelps and sister, Patricia Patton. He is survived by wife, Nancy Phelps; his daughters, Pamela Dunville (Donald), Carol Hudson (Kenneth) and Julie Mildred Phelps; son, Steven Baker (Katherine); step-sons, Jeffrey and Charles Sanders; grandchildren, Jay Simmons, Amanda Dunville, Sarah Dunville, Kaitlin Harpenau (Matt) and Lauren Baker; great-grandchildren, Tesia Simmons, Dylan Simmons and Max Nickens; sisters, Marsha Armstrong and Karen Payne, and brother, Kenneth Phelps. The family would like to thank Linda E. White Hospice House for their compassionate care. A Funeral Service will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, February 10, 2020 at Alexander Newburgh Chapel, 5333 State Road 261, officiated by Pastor Garry Lanham, with burial in Sunset Memorial Park. Friends may visit 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., Sunday, February 9, 2020 and Monday from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Condolences may be made online at www.AlexanderNewburghChapel.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Nancy Phelps, Wife
  • Pamela Dunville (Donald), His Daughter
  • Carol Hudson (Kenneth), His Daughter
  • Julie Mildred Phelps, His Daughter
  • Steven Baker (Katherine), Son
  • Jeffrey Sanders, Step-Son
  • Charles Sanders, Step-Son
  • Jay Simmons, Grandchild
  • Amanda Dunville, Grandchild
  • Sarah Dunville, Grandchild
  • Kaitlin Harpenau (Matt), Grandchild
  • Lauren Baker, Grandchild
  • Tesia Simmons, Great-Grandchild
  • Dylan Simmons, Great-Grandchild
  • Max Nickens, Great-Grandchild
  • Marsha Armstrong, Sister
  • Karen Payne, Sister
  • Kenneth Phelps, Brother

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, February 9, 2020
  • Visitation Monday, February 10, 2020
  • Funeral Service Monday, February 10, 2020

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paul rundus

February 7, 2020

Worked around Doc for 40 years. He was always good to me.
Sorry to Ken and the rest of family for their loss.

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