Lexington Resident: Phillip Araujo Jr. (1952-2017)
Phillip Araujo, Jr., 64, of Lexington, Nebraska, died Sunday, March 12th, 2017, at the University Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.
He was born October 20th, 1952, in Lexington, Nebraska to Phillip and Josephine (Hernandez) Araujo, Sr. He attended school at Lexington.
Phillip spent most of his working years working the Hay Mill, farming, and Monroe Auto.
He was a member of St. Ann’s Catholic Church.
Phillip had quite a few hobbies. A few included, his beloved 1975 Trans Am, old cars, old music (Elvis and Dolly Parton), westerns, driving around, spending time with his family and friends. His most precious time was taking care of his mom after his dad passed away. He was very private, but his brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews knew how much he loved them.
Phillip is survived by his siblings; Jeffrey (Joanna) Araujo of North Platte, Nebraska, Marty (Cindy) Araujo of Lexington, Nebraska, Cynthia (Michael) Moats of Omaha, Nebraska, Peggy Jo Hubbard of Lexington, Nebraska, and Christine (Rafael) Villalpando of Lexington, Nebraska; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, cousins, extended family and friends.
Phil was preceded in death by his parents; niece, Deanna Davis, and other relatives.
Phillip had requested cremation, the family will honor his wishes. There will be no visitation or rosary service.
A Memorial Mass will be held Friday, March 17th, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Lexington with Father Jose Chavez celebrating.
Inurnment will be in the St. Ann’s Catholic Cemetery at Lexington.
Memorials are suggested to Dawson County Relay for Life.
Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington is assisting the family with arrangements. Please share online condolences with the family by visiting: reynoldslovefuneralhome.com.