Phillips

Rodney Wayne Phillips, 65, of Vancleave, Miss., and formerly of the Hulaco area, died Thursday, July 11, 2019, at Singing River Medical Center in Mississippi.

Mr. Phillips was born Aug. 12, 1953, in Anniston to James Arnold Phillips and Bobbie Jo Quick Milam. He was married to Karen Virginia Sparks Phillips who preceded him in death July 18, 2007.

He retired from Redstone Arsenal, where he worked as a logistics specialist. He enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson alongside a Christian motorcycle group. In his past time he watched Alabama football, went fishing and loved helping people in need.

He was a member of Magnolia Springs Baptist Church, which he helped build. He had later been attending Ramsey Hill Baptist.

He is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law: Amy Martin, Kelly and Greg Childers, Stacy and John Webb; grandchildren: Shelby Stinson, Josh and Majesta Stinson, Alyson Childers, Logan Childers, Danni Jo Martin, Lane Martin; great-grandchildren: Dayton Stinson, Kynleigh Stinson, Alyssa Stinson and Beau Stinson; brother and sister-in-law: Michael and Martha Phillips; and sister: Shelly Milam.

He was preceded in death by brother: Danny Joe Quick, Tony Phillips, Keith Phillips and Darrell Phillips.

The funeral was at 2 p.m. Monday, July 15, 2019, at Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel with Michael Phillips officiating and Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel directing.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105; www.stjude.org/donate.

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