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Tristen Phillips

July 13, 1992 ~ July 10, 2022 (age 29)


Tristen’s life began on July 13, 1992 in El Dorado, KS; the son of Donald Phillips and Lorene Baker. Tristen worked hard for his family and owned his own mobile auto detailing business. In his spare time, he enjoyed woodworking, feeding his shoe addiction, working out, collecting everything Marvel, picking on and playing pranks on his little sister. Tristen’s greatest joy was spending time with his children playing, dancing, riding bikes, swimming and teaching them life skills. Tristens friends remember him quoting “Step Brother” or any movie, line for line for any situation, them destroying his mom's car and diving into whatever his interest was 110%. Tristen’s family includes his children Braxton Naill, Kynlee Naill, Ariana Phillips and Grayson Phillips; fiance Gabrielle Yergey; siblings Nicole Robertson and Alyssa Baker; mother Lorene Baker and father Donald Phillips; grandparents Melba Anderson and Harold Phillips; nephews Tripp Freihage and Arsyn Robertson; niece Hazyn Freihage; many aunts, uncles cousins and friends. Future in-laws, mother Teresa Yergey, brothers Gryphon and JJ Yergey; grandparents Tony and Doris Moore and Ron and Lisa White. Tristen passed away on July 10, 2022 in El Dorado. He is preceded in death by grandmother Janice Phillips and future father-in-law Jeremy Yergey. Memorial services will be held on Friday, July 22 at 11am at Carlson Colonial Funeral Home in El Dorado. Memorial contributions in Tristen’s name may be directed to the family for the children’s education fund. Please sign his online guestbook and leave a memory of Tristen at

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July 22, 2022

11:00 AM to TBD
Carlson Colonial Chapel
200 S. Star
El Dorado, KS 67042


To The Children c/o Lorene Baker

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