Terry McPhillips age 54 of Brandon, South Dakota died on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at his residence. He is the father of Corey, Nathan, and Lincoln.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be on Saturday, January 30, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Humphrey, Nebraska with the Rev. Eric Olsen officiating. Burial of his cremated remains will be at the St Bernard cemetery in Lindsay Ne. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church. Military rites will be held outside of church, following the mass, by the Humphrey American Legion Post 80 and the VFW post 7725. The family requests that face masks and social distancing be used for the funeral. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington, NE.
Terrance Joseph was born on April 21, 1966 in Newman Grove, Nebraska to Joseph and Phyllis (Kosch) McPhillips. Terry grew up in the Lindsay area and graduated from Humphrey High School. Terry attended Wayne State College. He met Connie Blaschke at college. They were married on December 6, 1986. From this union came three boys Corey, Nathan and Lincoln. Terry’s three boys attended school at Hartington Newcastle High School. Terry was involved with coaching their soccer games and traveling basketball teams as they grew up. He loved watching his boys play sports. He was always their loudest fan at their games. Terry latest employment was with Diamond Mower in Sioux Falls, SD as a machinist/welder.
Terry met Nancy Miller is Sioux City IA. They were married in April 2011. Terry always wanted to go on an Alaskan cruise and they shared that experience. Terry would ride his Harley to the games otherwise he and Nancy would be seen cruising in the Mustang. Terry loved everything about the Huskers. He never missed watching a game. When the Huskers scored a touchdown, everyone knew it. Terry also took online courses and graduated from Boston College. Terry joined the Marine Corp in 1986. He was stationed at Camp Lejune in North Carolina. He served his country in several branches of the military and was a 25 year Veteran.
Terry is survived by his three sons, Corey (Keli) McPhillips of Grandview, KS, Nathan ( Meghan) McPhillips of Crofton, NE, Lincoln McPhillips of Lincoln, NE; two sisters and four brothers Carroll (Linda) McPhillips of Columbus, NE, Joyce ( Dennis) Heimer of Richland, NE, Jackie Olsen of Columbus, NE, Gerry (Deb) McPhillips of Lindsay, NE, Ron (Barb) McPhillips of York, NE, Gene (Maureen) McPhillips of Humphrey, NE; many nieces and nephews and his godchildren Noah McPhillips and Marc McPhillips.
Terry was preceded in death by his parents and one nephew Matthew McPhillips, Brother in law David Preister.