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Rev. Ross Edgar Phillips (Courtesy)

July 18, 1928 January 21, 2018
Rev. Ross Edgar Phillips (Courtesy)
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Obituary for Rev. Ross Edgar Phillips (Courtesy)

Rev. Ross Edgar Phillips, 89, died Sunday evening (January 21, 2018) at his residence after an extended illness.

He was born in Mansfield, IL to the late Clyde Jefferson Phillips, Sr. and Effie Rosetta Hall Phillips. A veteran of the Korean War, he retired from United States Air Force and served as a Baptist minister. Mr. Phillips was a member of Sweat Memorial Baptist Church and the Waycross Men’s Golf Association. He formerly served as pastor of Tugalo Baptist Church in Toccoa.

Mr. Phillips is preceded in death by 4 siblings, Harold Phillips, Beulah Jamison, Ina Mae Truitt, and Clyde Phillips, Jr.

Survivors include his wife, Mattie Mills Phillips of Waycross; two sons, Stan Phillips of Winston, GA, and Charles A. Phillips of Forsyth, GA; five grandchildren and several great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday (January 24, 2018) at the Music Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends 12 until 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA at a later date.

Music Funeral Home, Waycross, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.

This announcement courtesy of Acree-Davis Funeral Home.

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