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Phillip T. Deilkes, 61, of Lincoln, died
Friday, Jan. 9, 2009, at 2:20 p.m. at Memorial Medical Center in
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader
Funeral Home in Lincoln. His funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday
at the funeral home, with the Rev. Phillip Blackburn officiating.
Burial will be at a later date.
Mr. Deilkes was a
senior transportation driver for Lincoln Community
He was born Jan. 5, 1948, in Muncie, Ind., to
Frederick and Mildred Townsend Deilkes. He married
Sandra Smith on April 24, 1982, in Kewanee.
He is survived by his wife, of Lincoln; two sons,
David Deilkes of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Dennis
(and Brandi) Deilkes of Muncie, Ind.; two daughters,
Rachel Deilkes (and Dustin Jackson) of Springfield
and Rebecca Deilkes of Lincoln; nine grandchildren;
one great-grandchild; two nephews, Edwin and Andrew
Deilkes, both of Lincoln; and two nieces, Amanda and
Melody Deilkes, both of Lincoln.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one
brother, Jack Deilkes.
He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church.
Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society
or Community Action of Lincoln.
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