Kirk Alan Phillips

January 21, 1963 - August 12, 2019

Kirk Alan Phillips, age 56 of Humboldt, KS, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, August 12, 2019 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, KS. He was born on January 21, 1963 in Ft. Scott, KS, the son of Jack and Virginia (Herre) Phillips. Kirk graduated from Humboldt High School in 1981 and later graduated from Pittsburg State University with a B.A. degree in accounting.

Kirk shared 20 years of marriage with Onetta (Morris) Phillips which began on October 31, 1987. He later married Valerie (Vail) Phillips in Chanute, KS which began December 22, 2018. He was a devoted man to his Savior Jesus Christ, to his family and to his amazing friends. Some of his favorite past times included watching KU Basketball with his kids, watching Humboldt sporting events and continuing reunions as the "Humboldt Swat Team" with his friends. He most of all loved spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren. He was an active member of Blessed Hope Bible Baptist Church in Chanute, KS.

Kirk is survived by:
Valerie Phillips, of the home
Chad Phillips and wife Terri of Nevada, MO
Christa McGee and husband Bob of Chanute, KS
Megan Phillips and fiancé T.J. Thompson of Chanute, KS
Mariah Phillips and fiancé Cory Houck of Independence, KS 
Gemma Salas of the home
Oliver Salas of the home
Brodey Salas of the home
First Wife:
Onetta Phillips
Karen Stout
Adrianna, Averie, Connor, Brayden, Natalia, Camden, Mason and one more on the way.

Kirk was preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Beverly Ramsey and Sherry Yoke. 

A visitation will be on Monday, August 19, 2019 from 9-10 a.m. at Blessed Hope Bible Baptist Church in Chanute, KS. Funeral service will follow at 10:15 a.m. at the church. Burial will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Humboldt, KS.

Online condolences may be left at: The family suggests memorials to be given to help with the funeral expenses and may be left with or mailed to the funeral home. Arrangements have been entrusted to Countryside Funeral Home, 101 N. Highland, Chanute, KS 66720. 

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