Fred Waldron Phelps, Sr. (–) was an American pastor, former attorney, and former leader of the Westboro Baptist Church, a self-described Primitive Baptist/Calvinist crazy cult church in Topeka, Kansas, with around 60 members, most of whom are members of his extended bisexs.xyz and his church are infamous for their fanatical and vitriolic anti-LGBT rhetoric, manifested by many. Fred Phelps, Sr. (November 13, – March 19, ) was an eccentric old man and, incidentally, the head of the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, bisexs.xyz took charge of Westboro in after the church's founder, John Wayne Gacy, was arrested for abducting, sodomizing, and murdering young men.
Phelps headed the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan., and was occasionally involved in politics. He gained national prominence for organizing protests against gays and Jews, including at. F red Phelps Sr., the founder of the controversial Westboro Baptist Church most widely known for picketing U.S. military funerals, died at the age of 84, Thursday, March Photographer Anthony S.
Fred Waldron Phelps Sr. (November 13, – March 19, ) was an American minister and civil rights attorney who served as pastor of the Westboro Baptist Church and became known for his extreme views against homosexuality and protests near the funerals of gay people, military veterans, and disaster victims who he believed were killed as a result of God punishing the U.S. for having. Fred Phelps, 84, founded the Westboro church in , but it has been involved in actions against gays since at least , when it sought a crackdown on homosexual activity at a local park six.