CPT Phillip Depriest was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 05/18/2019 at the age of 76.3
North Little Rock, AR
Date of Birth 01/21/1943
Served in the U.S. Army
This information was provided by Ron Holmes

More detail on this person: U.S. VeteranPhillip Pyland DePriest, age 76, of Bauxite passed away Saturday, May 18, 2019 at his home. His story began January 21, 1943 in Little Rock, Arkansas. He served in the United States Army from 1966 to 1972 and in the Arkansas Army National Guard from 1972 to 1996. Phil fought in the Vietnam War and was awarded numerous medals including The Bronze Star, The Army Commendation Medal and The Air Medal. At the time of his retirement Phil was a Commissioned Officer having achieved the rank of Major. Phil is preceded in death by his mother, Opal Snow, father, Hylan DePriest and brother, Ed DePriest. Phil is survived by his beloved wife, Linda Medlin DePriest, daughters Eleanor DePriest and Erika Milner, stepchildren Lindsay Nawrocki, Patrick Barnes, Kevin Barnes and Shelley Blakeney as well as six grandsons and ten granddaughters. Phil was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt and fish; he enjoyed flying, photography, music and spending time with grandchildren. Phil was a lifelong member of Mabelvale Church of Christ and rarely missed a Sunday. Phil left this world on May 18, 2019. Funeral services will be 10:00 am Tuesday, May 21st 2019 at Ashby Funeral home with burial to follow with Military Honors at Mars Hill Cemetery in Bauxite. Minister will be Dennis Tulledge. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the American Cancer Society. Online guest book at SERVICES Funeral Service Tuesday, May 21, 2019 10:00 AM Ashby Funeral Home 108 W. Narroway Benton, Arkansas 72015

Burial information: Ashby Funeral Home

This information was last updated 05/22/2019

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