Phillip L. “Phil” Bliss
March 25, 1936 – April 19, 2019
He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph McClain and M. Janet Schroeder Bliss; brother, Charles Bliss; wife, Marcia (Johnson) Bliss, mother of his sons, Bayard, Lance and Doug. He is survived by his wife, Margaret “Peggy” Bliss; sons, Bayard “Bo” (Joan), Lance (Annette), Douglas, and Steven (Marcia); daughter, Jane (B.J.); fifteen loved and loving grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and many cherished friends.
Born in Topeka, Kansas, he lived most of his life in Tekamah, Nebraska. He graduated from Tekamah High School in 1954 and attended Wesleyan University and Kansas University. He moved to Omaha in 1984. A lifelong member of First Presbyterian Church in Tekamah, he was also a member of Tekamah Jaycees and Lyons Club and Cosmopolitan Club International.
SERVICES: Wednesday, April 24th at 2pm at the West Center Chapel. Interment: Tekamah, NE. Memorials are suggested to Tekamah First Presbyterian Church, or Endless Journey Hospice.