1938 - 2015 Dr. Rodney Phillips, 76, of Beaumont, died Wednesday, August 26, 2015, at Jefferson Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Beaumont. He was born on September 29, 1938, in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, to Dorthy McClain Phillips and Orban O. Phillips, and had been a resident of Beaumont for forty-five years. Dr. Phillips was a United States Navy veteran having served in the Vietnam War. He was a retired oral surgeon. Dr. Phillips is survived by his wife of fifty-three years, Ruth Phillips; daughter, Kitty Young and her husband, William, of Kingwood; son, Scott Phillips and his wife, Sandra, of Friendswood; and grandchildren, McClain Bruno, of Houston, Griffin Bruno and Tessa Young, both of Kingwood. He is preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Philip Phillips. A gathering of Dr. Phillips' family and friends was held from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Thursday, August 27, 2015, at Broussard's, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. His funeral service will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, August 28, 2015, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 3430 Harrison Avenue, Beaumont. A private family interment will follow at Magnolia Cemetery, Beaumont. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 5247, Beaumont, Texas 77726 or to Humane Society of Southeast Texas, P.O. Box 1629, Beaumont, Texas 77704. Complete and updated information may be found at: broussards1889.com.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Aug. 28, 2015