William E. Phillips, 76, of Dumas, died Friday, September 2, 2011. Private family graveside services were held at Northlawn Memorial Gardens. Military rites were by American Legion Post 224. Arrangements were by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors of Dumas.
William was born on July 27, 1935 in Shattuck, OK, to James and Amelia Phillips. He served in the U.S. Air Force and had owned and operated Bill’s Automotive for over 40 years.
He married Sharon Fewell on June 30, 1977 in Dumas.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon Phillips of Dumas; four daughters, Anita Stahl of Devers,Texas, Deanna Martin of Houston, Darlise Powell of Canadian, Chanda Morris of Watauga, Texas; a son, James Phillips of Dumas; a sister, Bernice Schmidt of Pueblo, Co.; a brother, Glen Phillips of Guymon, Ok.; nine grandchildren; and twelve great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials be sent to Dumas Memorial Hospice, 224 E. Second St., Dumas, Texas 79029.