Walter H. "Phillips" Herman Jr.
1957-2010
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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.

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Published in Coastal Courier from May 4 to May 8, 2010.
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May 6, 2010
I didn't know Herman but my father did. Just from the words I hear from my father I can tell Herman was a good man. To his family: This might be the worse time of your life. Just continue to lean on God. He is there and will carry you. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Sheri
May 5, 2010
Joyce, Donna and family,
Praying that God will comfort you and give you His strength during this difficult time.
Elly Mattingly
May 5, 2010
Joyce and family, Please accept our deepest sympathies.
JEFF & ELLEN JOHNSON
May 5, 2010
Our organization is deeply moved by this loss of life. Our prayers go out to this family.
Ron Melancon
May 4, 2010
I have alot of good memories of Herman. He will be greatly missed but never forgotten. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.
Terry Smiley & family
May 4, 2010
Herman and I have been friends for as long as I can remember. I loved hearing stories about hunting and fishing with my brother Emery. They had a good one to tell at the New Years eve Party. He will be missed by so many people and I am one of those people. I know Herman would say do not cry over me go on with your life. We love and miss you. Joyce and Donna my thought and prayers are with you both. Love Paul & Elaine Wilson.
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