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OLIVER PHILLIPS Jr.


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OLIVER PHILLIPS Jr. Obituary
OLIVER PHILLIPS JR. Oliver Austin Phillips Jr., of Las Vegas, passed away Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016. He was born June 29, 1930, in Cleveland, and was a long-time resident of Las Vegas. Oliver graduated from the Case Institute of Technology in 1955 with a bachelor of science in electrical engineering. He received his master of arts degree from Pepperdine University in 1972. Oliver loved the outdoor life as well as dressing up and going to symphonies. Whether he was kayaking, hiking, or hanging out with his friends at A Chance to Dance dance studio, he was ready for life. He also enjoyed a night out filled with music with his friends from the LV Philharmonic Guild. Oliver was also the eldest student at UNLV. He will be missed by many. Oliver is survived by son, Craig Phillips of Irvine, Calif.; daughter, Laura Demetriades of Billings, Mont.; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and his many nieces and nephews. A celebration of life will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, at the Buddhist Community Center, 2725 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89102.
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