Tom Phelps died this past Thursday, August 9, 2012 at the age of 68 of cancer. Tom's wife, Trent Barnes Phelps of St. Louis, is the granddaughter of Donald L.Barnes, owner of the St. Louis Browns from 1936-1944.
Tom served as trustee for the Donald L. Barnes Foundation charitable trust and for over fifteen years he served as trustee for the Brehm Preparatory School, Carbondale, Illinois, serving students with learning disabilities.
Mr. Phelps made a sizable donation to the St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame in the name of the Donald L. Barnes family. In addition he donated 7 boxes of STL Browns memorabilia, much of which is on display at the Browns exhibit at the Scottrade Center.
Friends are invited to attend the Memorial Service to be conducted at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 101 N. Warson Road, at Ladue Road, Ladue, on Friday, August 17, 2012 at 11:00 a.m.
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