Grover Wright Phillips, 92


Grover Wright Phillips, 92, of Selbyville, Del., died Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md.

Phillips began his career with the Pennsylvania Railroad and retired from Amtrak as a passenger conductor after 41 years of service. He was a Mason and a member of the American Legion, the VFW and St. Matthew’s By-The-Sea United Methodist Church in Fenwick Island, Del.

Phillips was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Clara (Wright) Phillips. He is survived by his wife, Emma H. Phillips of Selbyville; son, Clyde W. Phillips of Stevensville, Md.; and sister, Margie Phillips of Delmar, Del.

A funeral service was scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010, with burial in St. Stephens Cemetery in Delmar. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Matthews By-the-Sea United Methodist Church; 1000 Coastal Hwy.; Fenwick Island, DE 19944.