Funeral service for Mr. Jack Horace Phillips, age 82, of Fayetteville, TN will be conducted at 2 PM on Monday, August 6, 2018 at Higgins Funeral Home with Pastor Lon Ostrzycki officiating. Burial will follow in the Macedonia Cemetery.
Mr. Phillips was born on January 1, 1936 in Lincoln County, TN to the late Bonnie and Dolly Roden Phillips. He served in the U.S. Army and worked as a Quality Assurance Specialist with Redstone. Jack was an active member of the Bethlehem Baptist Church where played guitar in the church Praise and Worship Band. Mr. Phillips enjoyed playing Southern Gospel and doing mission work locally, building handicap access ramps for his church and community. Jack passed away on August 3, 2018 at Huntsville Hospital, surrounded by his loving family and friends.
Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Linda Henderson Phillips; children, Hurley Kyle Phillips, David (Nina) Phillips, Carrie “Grace” Renea Phillips, and Jonathan Andrew Phillips; grandchildren, Eric, Jared, Ryan and Jack Phillips; a sister, Louise Bryant, and a brother, Harold Phillips. In addition to his parents, Jack was preceded in death by a sister, Geraldine Askins; brother, Hurley “Buddy” Phillips; and a nephew, Ronnie Flynt.
Visitation with the family will be from 4 PM until 7 PM on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at Higgins Funeral Home. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Jack Horace Phillips.