No services are planned at this time for Hilbert Eddie Phelps, 82, of Paradise, Texas. Arrangements handled by Hudson & Torres Family Funeral Home in Bridgeport. Ed passed away Friday, December 10, 2021 at home.
He was born March 14, 1939 in Audrain County in Mexico, Missouri to Hilbert and Iva (Deckard) Phelps. Ed married Coy Lou (White) Bilby in Bridgeport, Texas on November 28,1992.
After retirement from underground utility construction in Dallas Texas, he became the owner of a small engine repair shop in Paradise.
Ed was an avid Texas Aggie and Dallas Cowboy fan.
Survivors include his wife of 29 years, Coy Phelps of Paradise; sons Kevin Phelps of Denton, Texas, Robert Phelps of Lindale, Texas, Jeff Bilby and wife Esther of Paradise, and Scott Bilby and wife Patty of Boerne, Texas; daughters Kelly Baggett of Maude, Texas, and D’Anna Garrett and husband Kelly of Bridgeport; brother-in-law Gerald Angel; and many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Ed was preceded in death by parents Hilbert and Iva Phelps; grandsons Bryan Connor and Justin Phelps; sisters Maxine Rosser, Laverne Angel, Geraldine Goggin, and Leota Lundry.