Buddy Jay Phelps passed away on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022. He was born Aug. 15, 1967 in Pocatello, ID, to Victoria Phelps.
Buddy was raised in American Falls, ID, and graduated in 1985.
He attended Southern Utah University, receiving his associate of Applied Science in 1995. At Boise State University he received his associate in computer networking in 2006. He received his bachelor degree of Applied Science in 2007 from Boise State University.
In 2016, Buddy purchased a home in Kuna, ID. He enjoyed being a home owner.
Buddy loved fishing, mountain biking, four-wheeling, and bird hunting with his dog, Kona. Kona was Buddy’s first and only pet. They were best friends and went everywhere together. Along with bird hunting and long drives, they spent countless hours enjoying the Boise River where Kona was able to swim. Kona passed away in April of 2022; they are together once again.
Buddy is preceded in death by: his Mother Vickie Phelps; Grandpa Jesse Phelps; Grandma Waunita Phelps; Uncle Buddy Lee Phelps; Uncle Kevin Mauch; Cousins Robbie Phelps and Jeremiah Mauch.
Buddy is survived by: his Uncle Bob Phelps; Aunt Kathy Phelps; Aunt Barbara Phelps; Aunt Debbie Mauch; Uncle Brett Phelps; Aunt Janet Phelps; and many cousins.
Always remember to check on family members near and far, especially those who live alone. You are missed BJ.
The family plans for a memorial service to be announced at a later date.
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