Obituary for Kurtis Phillips (Katfish)

Obituaries July 7, 2020



Obituary for Kurtis Phillips (Katfish)

Kurt Phillips of Newcastle, WY passed away on Thursday June 25th 2020 at the age of 37.

Born in Newcastle, WY on Thursday October 14th 1982 to Mark and Melody Phillips.

Kurt is survived by his wife Keri Phillips, father Mark Phillips, mother Melody Phillips, grandfather Bill Phillips, Grandfather Gene Mann, Aunt Tanya (Alan) Gall, cousin Kristin (Andy) Packard, cousin Garrett (Amber) Gall, nieces and nephews (Cimaron, Ali, Lilly, Xander, Xavier Wesley, Xahleyah, Taylor, Jupiter) and numerous other family, friends and relatives throughout the country. Kurt was preceded in death by his grandmother Irene Phillips.

Kurt was an avid outdoorsman that loved fishing and hunting through the place he called home, the Black Hills and various other parts of Wyoming. He would often leave town for months at a time that included backpacking through Alaska, hitchhiking through Montana and trips to Arizona. Kurt was never shy to talk about his adventures and was always more than happy to take family and friends along on his fishing and hunting trips, though he often went alone to enjoy the tranquility of the peace and quiet.

Kurt will be deeply missed by the many lives he touched, family and friends that became his family. WE LOVE YOU KURT

A small gathering of some friends and family for the spreading of his ashes will be done at a spot of his choosing this coming weekend, Saturday July 11th 2020. This will be followed by a remembrance gathering and celebration of his life with all friends and family at a location to be determined in Newcastle, Wyoming.

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