William Phelps, 88, of Princeton passed away Tuesday, December 26, 2006 at the Northpark Nursing Center in Evansville

He was born
May 19, 1918 in Chandler, Indiana to John Nelson and Julia (Coleman) Phelps who preceded him in death along with his spouse, Vivian (Ott) Phelps, a brother, Loran Louis Phelps and a sister, Ada Mae Scott. 

He has lived most of lifetime in the
Princeton area. He was a member of the VFW Post #1147, American Legion Post #25, and the Prince Lodge F & AM #231 in Princeton

He was an auto body repairman for several businesses in the area for over 30 years, retiring in 1983. 

William is survived by his nieces and nephews, William & Loretta Phelps, Hazel Skelton, Julie Scott, Earl & Barbara Sink. 

Funeral services will be held on
Thursday, December 28, 2006 at 3 P.M. at Columbia White Church Cemetery in Princeton with military graveside services by VFW Post #1147. Family and friends will meet at the cemetery. The Colvin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.