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Ira Glen "Slick" Phelps

May 16, 1927 ~ March 24, 2020 (age 92)


Ira Glen “Slick” Phelps, 92, of Beaver Dam, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at Beaver Dam Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. He was born May 16, 1927 to the late Ira Phelps and Avie Smith Phelps. Glen was a truck driver and mechanic. He served in the United States Army during World War II.

Aside from his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Louise Phelps; a daughter, Linda L. Decker and eight siblings.

Survivors include, five grandchildren, Donnie Ashby, Cindy Bratcher, Alex J. Bratcher III (Robin Dartt), Kevin Bratcher (Kimberly) and Crystal Turner (John); nine great grandchildren, Jordan Turner, Breanna Turner, Trenton Turner, Colby Burden, Matthew Bratcher, Star Bratcher, Alexis Filback, Johnathan Bratcher and Deanna Jones and a sister, Christine Embry of Horse Branch.

In compliance with health and public safety directives, private services will be held. Burial will be in Mason Cemetery in Rockport. William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, Kentucky has been entrusted with the arrangements.

The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to, Ira Glen Phelps Memorial Fund, c/o William L. Danks Funeral Home, PO Box 407, Beaver Dam, KY 42320.

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