Gilbert M. Phillips
Funeral services for Gilbert M. Phillips, 91, of Crossville, will be conducted on Saturday, Oct. 19, at 1 p.m. from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home. Rev. David Harris will officiate with interment to follow in the George M. Phillips cemetery in Hanging Limb, TN.
Mr. Phillips was born on Jan. 19, 1928, in Hanging Limb, TN, to the late Abi and Ethel Norrod Phillips. Mr. Phillips passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, at AHC Vanco Senior Living and Rehabilitation Center in Goodlettsville. Mr. Phillips was a member of the Ivy Baptist Church. His career choice was a heavy equipment diesel mechanic. He was proud of the fact that he was considered one of the best diagnostic technicians in his field and was the go-to person to fix anything.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Charlotte Joyce Phillips; daughter, Rita Kaye Phillips; brother, Clifford Phillips; and sister, Anna Lee Eldridge.
He is survived by his daughter, Fretia Meadows of Hendersonville; son, Donald and wife Kay Phillips of Topeka, KS; son, Bobby and wife Lisa Phillips of Chattanooga; son, Leroy and wife Tammy Phillips of Cincinnati, IA; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Mabel Cox of crossville and Oma Bingham of Hanging Limb, TN.
The family will receive friends at Goff Funeral Home on Saturday, Oct. 19, from noon until time of services at 1 p.m.
D.M. Goff Funeral Home, Inc., Monterey, is in charge of arrangements, 931-839-2311.
Published on October 17, 2019


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