Obituary: Roy Phillips Jr.

Roy Eugene Phillips Jr., 59, of Sweet Home died Sept. 6, 2010.

He was born in San Jose, Calif. to Roy Eugene and Lois Marie (Magruder) Phillips. He lived in Milton, Vt. 12 years before moving to Sweet Home in 2005.

Mr. Phillips served active duty in the United States Navy from June 1969 to December 1990, when he transferred to Fleet Reserve. After retiring from the Navy he drove a bus for Greyhound Bus Lines and Vermont Transit for 15 years. His hobbies included fishing, hunting, boating and bowling.

He is survived by his brothers, Jeremiah Phillips of Sweet Home and Brian Noyes of Norcross, Ga.; and sisters Sherrie Thomas, Debbie Odell and Cathy Buckley of Yakima, Wash. and Denise Walker of Snohomish, Wash.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Contributions may be made in his name to the Navy Relief Society.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.