Of West Medford, in Lexington, Monday, September 5, 2005. Former Pastor Emeritus of Shiloh Baptist Church, West Medford. Survived by his beloved wife of 49 years, Miriam Phillips. Father of Peter Phillips and daughter in law of Somerville and daughter Miriam Phillips of Boston. Grandfather of two. Brother of Kent Phillips of Jamaica, W.I., Hazel Obawenyi of Houston, Texas, Cynthia Phillips of Montreal, Canada, and Vivia Phillips of Jamaica, W.I. Loving uncle of David Josh Phillips. He also leaves several nieces and nephews. Viewing at the Shiloh Baptist Church, Holton St., West Medford, Friday 12:00 Noon until 8:00 PM. Masonic Service at 7:00. Viewing Saturday from 9:00 AM until 10:00 AM. Funeral Service at Shiloh Baptist Church Saturday at 10 AM. Relatives and friends most kindly invited. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Association or Andover-Newton Theological Seminary. Interment Oak Grove Cemetery. Late member of Eureka Lodge #8. A.J. Spears Funeral Home Cambridge, MA 617-876-4047
Published by Boston Globe on Sep. 8, 2005.