WATERTOWN -- A memorial service was held Monday afternoon, Oct. 10 at the Hunter Funeral Home for Mr. Phillips, 83, of Watertown.
Born Jan. 9, 1928 in Little Rock, Arkansas, he died Friday, Oct. 7, 2011 at Alive Hospice in Nashville.
A World War II veteran of the U.S. Navy, he was a leasing manager and the son of the late John Thomas Phillips, Sr. and Dorothy Maxwell Conner Phillips.
Services were conducted by Rev. Kenneth Tramel with burial at the Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery.
Survivors include: son Bill (Sherry) Phillips of Potomac, MD; daughter-in-law Vickie Phillips of Hermitage; grandchildren Stephanie Phillips and Brett Phillips along with sister Liz (Johnny) Walker of Baton Rouge, LA.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife Nancy Jane Phillips (Sept. 5, 2011), son Mike Phillips, siblings Blake Phillips and Dorothy Phillips.
Memorial contributions may be made to: The Alzheimer's Association.
Hunter Funeral Home, Watertown, was in charge of arrangements.