Mr. Phelps died 12:00 p.m., Saturday, November 10, 2012 at his home. He was born February 19, 1960 at Kansas City, Missouri to Donna Rae Fox Phelps and the late Elmer Albert “Bud” Phelps. In 1981, he was married at Carlsbad, new Mexico to Rae Lynn Fierro and to this union one son, Maynard, was born. Mr. Phelps loved deer and coon hunting, scuba diving and his Harley Davidson.
He is survived by one son, Maynard Phelps, wife, Julie, Carlsbad, New Mexico; his mother, Donna Phelps, West Plains, Missouri; one brother, Michael DeMoss, wife, Carol, West Plains, Missouri; one sister, “Midge” Dawson, husband, Ron, West Plains, Missouri; aunts and uncles, Bub Kelley and Larry and Peggy Wright, all of West Plains, Missouri; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
His father, grandmother, Clara Kelley and grandfather, Earl Kelley, precede him in death.
Mr. Phelps will lie in state from 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 13th, until service time at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Union Grove Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Union Grove Cemetery and left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. On line condolences may be expressed at robertsondrago.com