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Lonnie "Lon" Philpott

March 13, 1944 ~ September 22, 2017 (age 73)
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Lonnie "Lon" Philpott, 73, of Redfield, SD, passed away Friday, September 22, 2017 at the Redfield Care and Rehabilitation Center.  Lonnie was cremated and no services will be held. Thelen-Hyke Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements. (

Lonnie "Lon" Philpott was born March 13, 1944 in Kentucky to Casey Philpott and Captolia Thompson.  He grew up on a farm in Indiana and attended a country like school where he completed his high school education.  He served 29 years with the Indiana State Police and retired from duty over 20 years ago.  He moved to Redfield a few years ago as he enjoyed the pheasant hunting in the area.  He moved to the Redfield Care and Rehabilitation Center in 2016 and enjoyed watching movies.  

Lon is survived by his son, Gregory Philpott, of Houston, TX.  

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother and one sister. 

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