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Mr. Garvin Phillips

Obituary for Mr. Garvin Phillips

February 13, 1932 - March 8, 2021
Murray, Kentucky | Age 89


Mr. Garvin Phillips, age 89, of Murray, Kentucky, died on Monday, March 8, 2021, at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital in Murray, Kentucky.

Mr. Phillips was born on February 13, 1932, in Murray, Kentucky to the late Ernest Phillips and Cozy Outland Phillips. He was the owner and operator of Murray Wholesale Tire Service Inc. and attended the Good Shepard United Methodist Church. In addition, Mr. Phillips was a Korean War Army Veteran.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers, R.J. and wife Odie Phillips, Mozele and wife Lunel Phillips, Joe and wife Martha Phillips, Ed Phillips, and Harold Phillips; three sisters, Ernestine and husband Artel Norman, Wanetta and husband James Norman, and Marion Phillips; as well as one brother-in-law, Houston Ray.

Survivors include his special friend, Bertha King of Jackson, Tennessee; one son, Shane Phillips and wife Tina of Murray, Kentucky; two sisters, Hazel Ray of Murray, Kentucky and Evelyn Cobra and husband Glenn of Michigan; one sister-in-law, Faye Phillips of Murray, Kentucky; as well as several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Wednesday, March 17, 2021, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services with Bro. Sammy Cunningham officiating. Visitation will b e held from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., on Wednesday, March 17, 2021, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

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Murray, KY 42071
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