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Remembering the Life of

June 22, 1940 - December 3, 2023

Richard Phillips

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Burial Location:

Medium Cemetery

Delina-Boonshill Road
Petersburg, TN

Richard C. Phillips, age 83, of Fayetteville, TN, passed away on Sunday, December 3, 2023, at Lincoln Medical Center. He was born in Giles County, TN on June 22, 1940 to the late William Glenn and Elsie Elaine Norwood Phillips. Mr. Phillips was a retired water superintendent for the Northeast Knox Utility District.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Phillips was preceded in death by his wife: Rita Box Phillips; daughter-in-law: Nancy Phillips; sister: Elaine Phillips; and brothers: Charles Phillips, Bob Phillips and Wallace Phillips.

Mr. Phillips is survived by daughters: Laurie (Jeff) Spence of Darby, MT, Becky (T-Layne) Blasingim of Fayetteville, TN, Randi (Terry) Bell of Rapid City, South Dakota; son: Richard A. Phillips of Cornersville, TN; brothers: Wayne (Brenda) Phillips and David (Bonnie) Phillips; grandchildren: Richard Lee (Miranda) Phillips, Victoria (Brad) Mitchell, Jesse (Amber) Phillips, Cody (Elizabeth) Phillips, Madi (Jason) Steelman, Levi (Kerri) Spence, Logan (Kristin) Spence, Mariah (Coltan) Smith, Tyler Street, Danny Bell, Sam Bell, Britton (Katie) Blasingim; 15 great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

Graveside services will be held Friday, December 8, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. in Medium Cemetery with Pastor Charles Mayo officiating. Visitation will be Friday from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home.

Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Richard C. Phillips

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