Cover photo for Phillip Benjamin Tamez's Obituary
Phillip Benjamin Tamez Profile Photo
1946 Phillip 2023

Phillip Benjamin Tamez

January 25, 1946 — September 4, 2023

Denver, Colorado

Phillip Benjamin Tamez 77, was born January 25, 1946 in Trinidad, CO. He made his journey home to be with our lord, September 4, 2023. Phil served our U.S. Army Air force as an aircraft mechanic from 1965 - 1967. He was a proud recipient of the Vietnam service medal along with 2 bronze service stars, a national defense service medal, and a Republic of Vietnam campaign medal. An avid musician, Phil was a distinguished drummer, playing and recording with national and local acts such as Cordova Bros., Slick & Wicked, La Color and Brass Monkey. Phil was proudly honored and commemorated at the Pueblo Music Awards in 2001 recognizing musicians with over 20 years in the music community.

Phil is survived by his wife Debbie Tamez, children Kristine Tamez, Brian Chavez (Donna), Carmelita Tamez, Jason Chavez (Lori), and Theresa Gonzales (Andrew). He had 13 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren and numerous nephews and nieces. Also survived by brothers and sisters Anthony Tamez (Julie), Daniel Tamez (Erin Moore), Raymond Tamez (Rosalie), Ron Tamez, Lorraine Marez, Cynthia Trujillo (Richard), Rosemarie Wells (John) and Angelica Tamez.

Phil was preceded in death by his daughter Aleta Ulibarri Gomez (Emilio Gomez), mother Anna Tamez Madrid, father Daniel Tamez, brother John Tamez, sister Carmen Valdez and brother in law Leroy Valdez.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Phillip Benjamin Tamez, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Rosary Service

Monday, September 18, 2023

6:00 - 7:00 pm (Mountain (no DST) time)

Guardian Angels Catholic Church

1843 W 52nd Ave, Denver, CO 80221

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Memorial Mass

Tuesday, September 19, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Mountain (no DST) time)

Guardian Angels Catholic Church

1843 W 52nd Ave, Denver, CO 80221

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Graveside Service

Tuesday, September 19, 2023

12:30 - 1:00 pm (Mountain (no DST) time)

Fort Logan National Cemetery

3698 S Sheridan Blvd, Denver, CO 80236

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 330

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree