PHILLIPS C.W. "Bill", 83, of Lexington, KY, passed away April 16, 2014. Born May 10, 1930 in Chicago, IL, he was the son of the late Clarence William Philipps and Sarah May Mizysak Philipps. He was a Korean and Vietnam veteran, serving in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1947 - 1978, and retiring as Captain. He was a devoted husband of 63 years to the late Catherine Walsh Phillips and loving father to three children: William Daniel Phillips, Kevin Francis Phillips (Barbara Fleming-Phillips), and Sarah Ellen Phillips, all of Lexington, KY. Additional survivors include, granddaughter Grace Elizabeth Phillips; and grandson Nolan Daniel Phillips. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his daughter Patricia Phillips. A graveside memorial service will be held 10am Sat, April 26, 2014 at Lexington Cemetery. Kerr Brothers Funeral Home - Main St. is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers contributions are suggested to Thompson Hood Veterans Center, 100 Veterans Dr., Wilmore, KY 40390 or Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Dr., Lexington, KY 40504.
Kerr Brothers Funeral Home
463 East Main Street Lexington, KY 40509
Published in Lexington Herald-Leader on Apr. 23, 2014