• Date Of Birth: May 6, 1944
  • Date Of Death: November 8, 2021
  • Siblings: Nancy (Johnny) Pendley (sister), Bobby (Edith) Phillips (brother), Lloyd (Betty) Phillips (brother), Jerry Phillips (brother), Wayne Phillips (brother), Mavis Phillips (brother)
  • Children: Tammy (Boyd) Smith, Terri Phillips, Staci (Frankie) Phillips Ivester, Daniel Phillips
  • Resting Place: Duncan Creek Church Cemetery
  • City: Jefferson
  • State: Georgia

Herbert J. Phillips, age 77 of Jefferson, GA passed away on Monday, November 8, 2021.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Diana Lawson Phillips; parents, Lewis and Clara S. Phillips; sisters, Louise Munday, Lavonia Marsh; brothers, Billy Ray Phillips, Herman Phillips, Travis Phillips, Gerald Phillips.

He is survived by his children, Tammy (Boyd) Smith, Madison, GA, Terri Phillips, Conyers, GA, Staci (Frankie) Phillips Ivester, Toccoa, GA, Daniel Phillips, Lawrenceville; 7 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren; sister, Nancy (Johnny) Pendley, Sugar Hill, GA; brothers, Bobby (Edith) Phillips, Pendergrass, GA, Lloyd (Betty Phillips, Pendergrass, GA, Jerry Phillips, Greensboro, GA, Wayne Phillips, Norcross, GA; sisters-in-law, Mavis Phillips, SC, Barbara Phillips, Buford, GA, Sybil Phillips, Maysville, GA; several nieces, nephews, cousins.

Mr. Phillips was born on May 6, 1944 in Buford, GA.

He was a 1964 graduate of Dacula High School and was retired from TransAmerica Freight Lines. He was a member of Peachtree Road Baptist Church, Suwanee, GA. Mr. Phillips enjoyed hunting, fishing and Bluegrass Music. He loved to cook, and travelling and talking! He also loved all things to do with the railroad and his family was his favorite.