“Thank you for sharing a part of your life with us.
Saepe Expertus, Semper Fidelis, Fratres Aeterni.
Often Tested, Always Faithful, Brothers Forever.
Thank you for your service to this nation.
“Thoughts and prayers are with the family. A true football legend that gave class to the game.
“People are remembered from their daily walk with the Lord. Bum's was steady. Because of his faith, his heart was gold and respect was given to his brilliant character. Thank you for serving God and sharing your life with the world. Thanks to your family whom allowed you to bring passion to many.
“I will never forget the first words he said to us we he was introduced to us as the new head coach in 1959 at AHS. "Boys, we are just out here to have fun, but it ain't no d****d fun unless you win.
Texas has lost a hero. God bless you and keep you.
“Wonderful memories of Mr. Phillip's time in Houston. Sincere condolences to the Phillips family and friends. Rest in Peace, Bum...
“May God Bless you Mr. Bum. You and the Love ya Blue Oilers were a part of my youth that I will always remember and Cherish. I pray the Sky in Heaven is Columbia Blue.
“Bum, I have never met you but I felt like I knew you. You will be missed. They're will be no other coach like you. I will some day finally get to meet you. I was there for both of those memorable pep rallies. Luv Ya Bum/Luv Ya Blue forever.
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