Phillip Eugene Phifer, 57, of Liberty, KS passed away Sunday, November 28, 2015, at Coffeyville Regional Medical Center.\n\nHe was born April 15, 1958, at Paola, KS to Gaylen and Nancy (Whited) Phifer. Phillip grew up and attended school at Osawatomie, KS graduating from Osawatomie High School. \n\nPhillip worked for Union Pacific Railroad as a bridge mechanic for many years.\n\nHe was a member of the American Legion, Sons of American Legion, and ABATE. In his spare time he enjoyed model railroading, motocross and Nascar races, riding his Harley and working on his old truck.\n\nOn August 17, 2007, he married Connie Fisher. Phillip and Connie were together for17 years prior to their marriage.\n\nSurvivors include his wife, Connie of the home; one daughter, Desirae Blythe and her husband Chip of Uniontown, KS; his father, Gaylen Phifer of Coffeyville; and two grandchildren, Megan Blythe and Mark Blythe both of Uniontown, KS.\n\nFollowing Phillip's wishes cremation has taken place and a celebration of his life will be held at a later date.