Ronald Eldridge Phipps was born March 4, 1947 in Ceres, California to parents Delmer Eldridge Phipps and Peggy Ann Martin Phipps. On July 17, 1968, Ronald married the love of his life, Dorothy Jean Taylor in Carson City, Nevada. Mr. Phipps worked at Stephens Memorial Hospital for over ten years and also owned Breath E-Z Health Care for 32 years. Ronald enjoyed taking care of all his patients. He was a dedicated father and husband. He loved coaching soccer, basketball and volleyball to Breckenridge youth. Mr. Phipps was preceded in death by his parents, Delmer Eldridge Phipps and Peggy Ann Phipps.
Mr. Phipps is survived by his wife of 45 years, Dorothy Phipps of Breckenridge; one sister, Pam Lyle and her husband Lloyd of Idaho; two sons, Martin Phipps of San Antonio, Robert Phipps of Ranger; four daughters, Angela Whitehead and husband Dustin of Trophy Club, Vanessa Ong and husband Kiet of Weatherford, Yvette Phipps of Mineral Wells, Dominique Turner and husband Don of Crowley; ten grandchildren, Sloane Phipps, Henry Phipps, Taylor Whitehead, Devin Johnston, Alyssa Johnston, Thorin Ong, Kaden Ong, Austin Ramirez, Chase Ramirez, Addylin Turner.
Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association and may be left at Morehart Mortuary. Condolences may be made online at www.morehartmortuary.net.