|Birth: ||Oct. 31, 1926|
|Death: ||Jul. 28, 2011|
WEATHERFORD — James William Phillips, A.K.A "Dad, Pops, Captain or J.W.," 84, of Weatherford, passed away Thursday, July 28, 2011.
He was born to the late William Phillips and Annisteen Cross Oct. 31, 1926, in the Parish of Natchitoches, city of Natchitoches, La. James confessed Christ as his savior at a very early age. Mr. Phillips was an U.S. Army veteran serving in WWII. After receiving a honorable discharge, he began to travel and worked in Big Springs, Midland and Odessa, Texas, and then relocated to Weatherford, where he remained until his death. He was loved by all who knew him and never met a stranger. He became ill in March 2010, and battled with his illness while always looking at life with a positive attitude.
Mr. Phillips is preceded in death by his wife and parents.
He leaves to cherish his memory two brothers, Richard V. Phillips of Lancaster, Calif., and Rev. Wardell Coutee and wife, Callie, of Natchitoches, La.; two sisters, Doris Board of Palmdale, Calif., and Shirley Coutee-Watson of Odessa, Texas; a very special and caring friend and brother-in-law, Curtis Johnson Sr.; and a very loyal friend, Wanda Porter; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, in the Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel with Rev. Wardell Coutee officiating. Interment will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery.
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