Deysha Lynn Phillips Hopkins

August 23, 1978July 29, 2018

Deysha Lynn Phillips Hopkins age 39 of Waynesburg passed away Sunday, July 29, 2018 as the result of a motorcycle accident. Her husband, James Michael Hopkins also passed away in the same accident.

She was born August 23, 1978 in Washington. Deysha was a graduate of Washington High School; and the Washington Institute of Technology, where she learned welding.

She worked as a secretary for Wades Auto Body in Waynesburg. Deysha enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and she loved all animals.

Surviving are her parents Terry and Dru Ann Beatty Thomas of Waynesburg; her father, George Steadman of Belle Vernon; two daughters, Sierra Dawn Phillips and Sadie Jo Phillips both of Waynesburg; the father of her children, Joseph Phillips of Waynesburg; three brothers, Matt Fanase of Monaca, Peter Fanase of Waynesburg, and David Steadman ; and one sister, Jessica Amicarella of Charleroi. She was preceded in death by her daughter Cheyenne Renee Phillips.

There will be no public visitation. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are being handled by Behm Funeral Homes Inc., 182 W. High St., Waynesburg. Condolences may be offered at, or by mail c/o Sierra and Sadie Phillips, 53 S. Morris St., Waynesburg, PA 15370.


  • Memorial Service at a later date

Deysha Lynn Phillips Hopkins

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Crystal Gregg

August 2, 2018

Our first Christmas together as a family ,Dad, David, Jessica, me, you, Sierra, Tiffany and Heather.
Love you sis,
Crystal 💔

Crissy Dudgeon

August 1, 2018

I will miss your bright smile, hearty laugh, and sense of humor. I love you Deysha and will sorely miss you. Our deepest condolences to the girls on the loss of their beautiful and loving mother. Drew, Crissy, Miles, Mara, and Emmett Dudgeon

Sue Barnhart

August 1, 2018

To Deysha's Family
May care and love of those around you provide comfort and peace to get you through the days ahead.
My most sincere condolences.
I am so glad to have met Deysha a few years ago, just for a couple of days when she came to visit us in Rockport. Her smile is unforgettable!
May God bless you

Christal Beatty Haverstock

August 1, 2018

To Joe and his girls. May Gods love surround you all. Your Aunt Christal


August 1, 2018

Alice McGaffin ( ( Bitonti)

August 1, 2018

I am so sorry Even though I don't remember much of you as we were very young, I wish I got to know you my cousin . Maybe in the afterlife.

Diane Phillips

August 1, 2018

You brought a Bright light of happiness into our lives that can't be replaced. Thank you for the gift of your laughter, your smile ,your forgiveness and giving life to our granddaughters. We will Always Miss you and Love you, Bill and Diane Phillips

Todd Randolph

August 1, 2018

The heartache and shock I feel for her children, her brothers and her parents in unmeasurable. My extreme empathy and condolences I offer to all of you.

Deep sympathies, love and hope.


Carl Trump

August 1, 2018

I new Deysha from John Howards and she was one of the sweetest/most . pleasant people to deal with! My heart aches for her family and friends. I will continue to pray for those she left to remember her kind spirit .

God Bless
Carl Trump