Walter H. "Herman" Phillips Jr., 53, of Fleming passed away on Friday, April 30, 2010 from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident.
Herman was born on Jan. 20, 1957 in Savannah, and was a lifelong resident of Liberty County. He worked at Dryden Enterprises for more than 21 years and was a member of Mount Olivet United Methodist Church. Herman loved hunting, fishing and gardening and was always a hard worker. He held a special place in his heart for "his animals."
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Joyce E. Phillips of Fleming; a daughter and son-in-law, Donna E. and Jack Stephens of Fleming; mother and father, Walter H. Phillips Sr. and Mary Eleanor Phillips of Kibbee, Ga.; sister and brother-in-law, Sylvia A. and Kem Frost of Kibbee and her son and children, Allen, Pam, Trey and Peyton Proman, all of Fleming; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Emery and Diane Phillips and their son Emery Jr., all of Midway; aunt Bonnie Robertson and family of Richmond Hill; uncle, David and Brenda Phillips and family of Midway; nephew, George Phillips; great-nephews, Mack Phillips and Joey Stevens; and great-niece, Bryanna Phillips.
Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. on Tuesday, May 4, at Carter Funeral Home Oglethorpe Chapel.
Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 5, at Carter Funeral Home Oglethorpe Chapel with the Rev. Brenda Martin-Crawford officiating.
Pallbearers will be Veron Ward, Ricky Phillips, Charlie Phillips, Fred Phillips, Phillip McCallar and Don Woods. Honorary pallbearers will be Kenny Moody, Adam Parker, Jim Bo Tuten, John Durden, Daniel Wunderlich, Claude Dryden, Wayne Rozier and Jeff Johnson.
Interment will follow in Mount Olivet United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Remembrances may be made to the American Diabetes Association 5105 Paulsen St. Suite C236, Savannah, GA 31405.
Carter Funeral Home Oglethorpe Chapel, www.carteroglethorpe.com
, has charge of arrangements.