Dana Phillips age 72, of Huntsville, Tennessee, departed this life on Friday Evening, January 18, 2019 at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville, Tennessee. He was born January 31, 1946 in Huntsville, Tennessee to the late L.C. Phillips, Sr., and Bertha Lee Coffey Phillips. He was a devout Christian and he loved his Lord Jesus Christ.
Dana was owner and operator of Dana Phillips Construction for over 40 years. He was a 1964 graduate of Huntsville High School. He was a loving father, husband, papaw, brother, uncle, brother-in-law and a friend.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Hoyal “Bud” Phillips, Defoe Phillips, Austin Phillips, Denzil Phillips and L. C. Phillips, Jr.; sister, Bernice Jones; sister-in-law and brothers-in-law, Rochelle Phillips, Bert Jones, Ralph Kennedy and Morgan Rector.
He is survived by loving wife of over 53 years, Marilyn King Phillips; children, Michael Dana Phillips of Sevierville, Tennessee, Nick Anthony Phillips of Huntsville, Tennessee, Mika Angel Nichole Hamby and husband Tony of Helenwood, Tennessee; (6) grandchildren, Nicollette Sheridan Blevins and husband Eric, Tori Jade Phillips, Caleb Alexander Hamby, Chase Alaric Hamby, Glory Alexandria Hamby, Adleigh Hope Hamby; (1) great grandchild, Mia Shea Blevins; brother, Ervin Phillips and wife Lila; sisters, Edith Rector, Diana Newport and husband David, Cara Sue Thompson and husband Jerry, Myrtle J. Kennedy, Diane Brown and husband Steve; sisters-in-law, Carol Sue Phillips, Loretta McGuire, Sandra Phillips; brothers-in-law, Dennis King and wife Mickie, Gregory King and wife Vita.
Marilyn would like to express her love beyond measure, to all of their nieces and nephews, Dana loved you so much.
The family will receive friends for visitation on Monday Evening, January 21, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. until time of service at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Four Oaks Funeral Home of Oneida, with Bro. Randy Bates Officiating. Music will be provided by family and friends. Graveside service will be on Tuesday Morning, January 22, 2019 at 10:00 a.m., at the Carson Memorial Park in Oneida, Tennessee.
Pallbearers will be all my special nephews.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Donnie Perry, Allen Troxel, Dale Strunk and Wesly Stephens.
In lieu of flowers, family request memorial fund for:
c/o Four Oaks Funeral Home
P.O. Box 410
Huntsville, Tennessee 37756
Four Oaks Funeral Home of Oneida is in charge of the arrangements for the family of Dana Phillips.