James R. 'Jimmy The Spoons' Phelan James R. 'Jimmy The Spoons' Phelan

Phelan, James R. "Jimmy The Spoons" age 80 of Coon Rapids, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2020 after fighting a 6-year battle with cancer. Jim never gave up. He was a fighter until the very end. Jimmy was a die-hard Steelers fan, and was known for playing the spoons at a local Steelers bar, cheering on his beloved Steelers. He is preceded in death by his parents Carl and Bertha, his brother Tom, and sister-in-law Janell. He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Anita; his children Scott and Debbi (Jon), his grandson CJ; his triplet grandchildren, Brock, Brody and Brea; and his siblings Don, Patricia (Ronald), and Kathy. A private service will be held for family and close friends. Memorials may be sent to the VA Medical Center, One Veterans Dr, Mpls, MN 55417. Washburn-McReavy.com Coon Rapids Chapel 763-767-1000