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John T. Phillips, III

July 13, 1945 March 16, 2021
John T. Phillips, III
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Obituary for John T. Phillips, III

John Thomas Phillips, III died on March 16, 2021 at Hospice Ministries Inc. He was 75.

A native and lifelong resident of Jackson, and born July 13, 1945 he was the son of the late John T. Phillips, Jr. and Dorothy Ethel Williams.

John was a graduate of Murrah High School. He retired from the Ridgeland Police Department as Court Administrator. John had a great sense of humor and had the best laugh ever. He was so creative and came up with the most innovative ways to do things. Family meant everything to him and he adored his grandchildren. He enjoyed being with family no matter the occasion. He was a devoted husband and loving father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend. He will be missed so dearly.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Carol Jan Phillips.

He is survived by his daughters: Carolyn Denise Gilmer (Robert); Tricia Diane Moss (Brent); Christy Marie Acevedo (Luis); and Barbi Elizabeth Phillips (Chris Johnson); brothers, Jimmy Phillips (Debbie), Billy Phillips (Susan-deceased); grandchildren: Brittany, Allison, Sarah, Melanie, Lance, Hannah, Austin, and Alexis; great grandchildren, Scarlett and Sebastian; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. on Friday, March 19, 2021 followed by a service at 6 p.m. at Sebrell Funeral Home in Ridgeland.

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Visitation

Friday

19

Mar

4:00 PM 3/19/2021 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 3/19/2021 6:00:00 PM
Sebrell Funeral Home

425 Northpark Drive
Ridgeland, MS 39157

Sebrell Funeral Home
425 Northpark Drive Ridgeland 39157 MS
United States

Service

Friday

19

Mar

6:00 PM 3/19/2021 6:00:00 PM
Sebrell Funeral Home

425 Northpark Drive
Ridgeland, MS 39157

Sebrell Funeral Home
425 Northpark Drive Ridgeland 39157 MS
United States
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