Brian Patrick Phillips, 52, of West Terre Haute, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, in his home. He was born May 3, 1965, in Terre Haute, to John Robert "Bob" Phillips and Helen Rose Anderson Phillips.
He had been a heavy equipment operator for many years with the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 841 and most recently has been employed with McLain Farms in West Terre Haute.
Survivors include a sister, Elana Auten; two brothers, Mike Phillips and his wife Peggy and Steve Phillips; a niece, Terra Auten; four nephews, Trent Auten, Joshua Phillips, Noah Phillips and Matthew Phillips; great-nieces and great-nephews, Drew Phillips, Nate Phillips, Madison Phillips, Abigail Phillips, Carter Auten and Teegan Auten; many cousins and friends; and his dog, Sugar.
Brian was an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed mushroom hunting, fishing, and raising pit bulls.
Funeral services are pending at Fitzpatrick Funeral Home.
Published on February 3, 2018