David Wayne Phelps, 63, of The Dalles died Thursday, October 10, 2019 at Portland, Oregon. A graveside service will be held on Friday, October 18, 2019 at 11 a.m. at the Fossil I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Fossil, Oregon.
He was born January 15, 1956 at Grove, Oklahoma, the son of Melford and Deloris Rice Phelps. David attended grade school at Odell, Oregon and graduated from high school at Weiser, Idaho.
On April 13, 1984 he married Izetta Otter in Wheeler County, Oregon. He worked in logging, was a truck driver and worked at the wind farms at Arlington, Oregon.
David’s favorite hobbies were hunting and fishing with his brothers.
Survivors include his wife Izzeta of The Dalles, children; Jessica Bryan of White Salmon, Washington and David J. Phelps of The Dalles, Oregon, grandchildren: Margaret “Marge” and Deegan Bryan of White Salmon, Mycah Thompson and Gavin Phelps of The Dalles, sisters-in-law; Elaine Wallis and Sally Potter of Fossil, and brother-in-law Dennis Wallis also of Fossil and his best friend, his dog Cleopatra. His surviving siblings are; Virginia Brittle and Jolene Lawson both of Hood River, Donald Phelps and his wife Penny of Odell, Idaho, Glenn Phelps his wife Nannette also of Odell, Ed Phelps and his wife Debbie of Long Beach, Washington, Michael Phelps of The Dalles, Judy Kenney and her husband Rob of Vancouver, Washington, Patty Cecil and her husband Wade of Arizona, Doug Phelps and his wife Belvene of Idaho, Roger Phelps and his wife Kathy of White Salmon, Darrell Phelps of Idaho and Greg Phelps and his wife Karrie also of Idaho.
Memorial contributions may be made to Providence Hospice of the Gorge, 1630 Woods Court, Hood River, Oregon 97031.
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