Wise, VA – Kenneth Reese Phillips passed away Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at his residence in Wise, VA. He was retired from Ford Motor Company and was a Vietnam Veteran having served in the US Army. He attended Central Freewill Baptist Church in Norton, VA.
His parents, James & Edith Downy Phillips; his wife, Sharon Phillips, his brothers, Roy & Curtis Phillips, and his sister Margaret Lambert preceded him in death. He is survived by his very special aunt, Lorraine Curry Delbarton (James); his sister, Gloria Jean Fosnaugh, his brothers, Johnny David Phillips (Joyce), Roger Lee Phillips (Beverly), and his sister, Mary Harrison. Many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends also survive Kenneth. The family would also like to give a very special thank you to Phyllis Powers for all of the help that she provided during Kenneth’s illness.
The family will receive friends at 12:00 noon, May 27th, 2017, at the New Vision Full Gospel Church in Matewan, West Virginia. The Funeral Service will follow at 1:00pm with Rev. Gary Hill officiating. Military honors will be performed at the church by DAV, Matewan Unit. Burial will be private in Maynard Cemetery.
Gilliam Funeral Home & Crematory is honored to serve the family of Kenneth Reese Phillips.
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