In Memoriam : Erik Phelps

Erik Phelps Erik Daniel Phelps - age: 46
(December 15, 1972 to April 22, 2019 )
Resident of West City, Illinois

Visitation Information:
Erik's wishes were to be cremated with no public services

Erik Daniel Phelps, age 46, of West City, passed away at 6:55 a.m. Monday, April 22, 2019 at the Franklin Hospital Emergency Room in Benton.

Erik’s wishes were to be cremated with no public services.

Cremation arrangements are through the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.

Erik was born on December 15, 1972 in West Frankfort, Illinois, the son of John Allen Phelps and Gloria (Bechelli) Phelps. He married the former Kimberly Dawn Lenard on July 7, 1997, and she survives.

He formerly worked with Burns Security, and he was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church of Benton.

Erik enjoyed riding motorcycles, working on cars, and most of all enjoyed spending time with his family, especially with his children.

Erik is survived by his wife of 21 years Kimberly Dawn Phelps; a daughter Trinity Dawn Phelps; a son Daniel Allen Phelps, all of West City; his mother Gloria Phelps of Marion; sisters: Jo L. Phelps Sweet and husband John of Christopher, Terri Phelps West and husband Curt of West Frankfort, Linda Phelps of Mt. Vernon, IL; father-in-law Richard Lenard of West City; mother-in-law Jo Anne Drew of Benton; brother-in-law Rick Lenard and wife Kelly of Benton; nieces and nephews: Felicity and Ariah of Benton, McKhaylah and fiancée Alex Hill of Herrin, Holly Sweet Queen and husband Abijah of Christopher, Stephanie Sweet Brace and husband Aaron of Christopher, John D. Sweet and wife Jennifer of Benton, Audra West Ursini and husband Preston of Paducah, KY, Andrew West, Noah West, Nathan West of West Frankfort, Christopher Phelps and Veronica Kueker of Christopher; great-nieces and nephews: Israel Queen, Isaac Queen, Christian Queen of Christopher, Lizzy Brace, Triton Brace of Christopher, Tilly Sweet, Porter Sweet of Benton, and Eli Ursini of Paducah, KY.

He was preceded in death by his father; and two brothers: John and Mark Phelps.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Leffler Funeral Home to assist the family with expenses.

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