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Terril W. Phillips


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TERRIL W. PHILLIPS
July 29, 1940 – March 2, 2018

Age 77, of Banning, California passed away on March 2, 2018, at the home he shared with Ruth, his wife of more than 20 years. Terry, as he was known to friends, was born in Cairo, Illinois, but moved to California shortly thereafter. He attended Poly High School, Riverside City College, and UCR, graduating from Cal State Fullerton. He served in the 82nd Airborne Division as an Army paratrooper. He worked at Gilbert's Paint Center and the Rubidoux Fire Department before becoming a teacher in 1972. During his 40 year tenure at Corona High School, he taught English, advised the CSF and Academic Decathlon teams, and was an assistant coach for baseball and football. He is survived by his wife, Ruth; five children (Adrian, Elizabeth, Ethan, and Erika Phillips and Nicole Hardcastle); and three grandchildren (Brandon and Remington Hardcastle and Meghan Marshall). Graveside services, with military honors, will be held at Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, CA on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. Arrangements are under the direction of
Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Cathedral City, California.
Published in Press-Enterprise on Mar. 8, 2018
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