Mr. Lewis E. (Phil) Phillips, age 84, of Tullahoma, passed away Monday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
He was born in Hillsboro to the late Vernon and Fannie Stubblefield Phillips. He is also preceded in death by three brothers, Donald, Clyde and Jerry Phillips, a son in law, Jon Ratliff.
Mr. Phillips was a machinist at A.E.D.C for 42 years, a passionate animal lover, enjoyed gold prospecting and fishing.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Ruth Phillips, sons, Thomas (Jan) Phillips, Timmy Phillips, daughter, Suzette Ratliff, grand children Catherine and Amanda Phillips, Christopher and Nicholas Ratliff, sister in law, Barbara Phillips, several nieces and nephews, friends, Bobby Felts and Wayne Burton.
Visitation with the Phillips family will be held from 5:00 till 7:00 PM, Tuesday evening at Tullahoma Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to Hope Lodge in Nashville, TN
Tullahoma Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mr. Lewis E. (Phil) Edward Phillips.