Mr. Kenneth Phillips, 63, a native of Miami, Florida, died Tuesday, July 16, 2013 in the Shands Cancer Center following a brief illness. A native of Miami, Florida, Mr. Phillips had been a resident of Lake City since 1976 having moved here from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Mr. Phillips had been in the U.S. Marine Corp. and had been self-employed in the fencing business for many years. He was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed collecting old Porsche Cars and video games. He was preceded in death by a sister Barbara Dumas and a brother, Johnny Phillips.
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Mr. Phillips is survived by his mother Alma C. Phillips of Lake City; a daughter Kathryn Grant, Lake City; two brothers Jeffery Phillips(Tammy)and Albert Phillips both of Lake City, special nieces and nephews Heather Raulerson, Robyn Phillips, Shelbie Raulerson, Tommy Phillips and Devin Raulerson. Numerous other nieces and nephews also survive. Private family services will be conducted for Mr. Phillips. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to Haven Hospice of the Suwannee Valley, 6037 US Hwy 90 West, Lake City, FL 32055.
Arrangements are under the direction of the DEES-PARRISH FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 458 S. Marion Ave., Lake City, FL 32025 752-1234 Please share your thoughts and wishes for the family at our on-line family guestbook at
Published in Lake City Reporter on July 19, 2013
Dees-Parrish Family Funeral Home
458 S Marion Ave. Lake City, FL 32025