Roy Daniel "Buck" Phillips

Roy Daniel "Buck" Phillips


Roy Daniel Phillips, 73, of Green Castle, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Monday, September 11, 2023 at his home.

The son of the late Roy Guy and Ruby Ilene (Boley) Phillips, Danny was born February 17, 1950 in Kirksville, Missouri.

Danny is survived by two sons, Paxton Phillips of Kirksville, MO and Joshua Phillips of St. Louis, MO; one daughter, Nakisha Phillips of Des Moines, IA; and nine grandchildren.

Danny was a graduate from Kirksville High School with the Class of 1968. He worked as a carpenter a number of years for PSR Construction Company. Danny loved the great outdoors, his dogs, and NASCAR Racing.

Danny served honorably in the United States Army from 1969 to 1972. He deployed to Vietnam from July 1970 to July 1971. During his military service, Danny was awarded the Vietnam service medal with two overseas bars, the Vietnam campaign medal w/60 DVC, the Army Commendation medal and the sharpshooter badge.

It was Danny's wish to be cremated and his family will receive friends on Friday, September 15, 2023 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. in the chapel of Travis-Noe Funeral Home in Kirksville. Graveside inurnment services with military honors will follow at 2:00 p.m. at Missouri State Veteran's Cemetery in Jacksonville, MO.

Memorial donations in memory of Danny may be made to Wounded Warrior Project and may be left at or mailed to Travis-Noe Funeral Home, P.O. Box 306, Kirksville, MO 63501.

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