Born October 7, 1950 in Casey County, KY, he was the son of the late Leslie Bernal Phelps and Marie Black Phelps. He was a construction superintendent and a farmer. David was a member of the Willow Springs United Methodist Church. He was a Casey County Magistrate for District 3 from 2006-2014 and member of the Willow Springs Cemetery Board.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Elaine Salyers Phelps, who died March 8, 2016; two grandchildren, Davy Phelps and Whitney Wethington ; a brother, Roger William Phelps; and a sister, Nancy Louise Phelps.
Survivors include a son, Shannon Phelps of Yosemite; a daughter, Sharon (and Greg) Wethington of Liberty; three grandchildren, Ryan (and Brittany) Wethington, Shanna Phelps, and Matthew Wethington; and a great-grandchild, Blakely Wethington.
Funeral services are 11:00 A.M. Saturday, June 11, 2016 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Johnny Maupin officiating. Mr. David Phelps will be laid to rest in Willow Springs Cemetery.
Visitation is Friday, June 10, 2016 from 6:00-9:00 P.M. at the funeral home and Saturday from 8:00 A.M. until funeral service.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with guestbook available online at www.mckinneybrown.com.