Visitation was Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, from 1 until 2 p.m. in the parlor at Collins-Burke Funeral Home in Jasper.
Funeral services were Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, at 2 p.m. in the Collins-Burke Chapel. Burial was in the Phillips Cemetery in Fayette.
Phillips was preceded in death by his father, Cecil Phillips; mother, Edith Bernice Gilmore Phillips Eastman; one son, Larry Richard Phillips; and one brother, Willard Phillips.
He is survived by his wife, Bernice Hollis Phillips of Carbon Hill; two sons, Roy Phillips (Linda) and David Phillips; five grandchildren, Shane Phillips, Kristee Phillips McDonald, Misty Phillips Martinez, Jennifer Phillips Dover, Stephanie Phillips and Stephen Phillips; six great-grandchildren, Gabrielle Martinez, Braden Dover, Brandon Dover, Ethan Phillips, Eli Phillips and Raegan Rogers; and one daughter-in-law, Patricia Phillips.
Pallbearers were Stephen Phillips, Alex Martinez, Jamie McDonald, Wyman Frost and Josh Cummings.
Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571