Glenn William Phillips, age 74, of Butler, Tennessee, passed away on Tuesday morning, March 29, 2016 at the Johnson City Medical Center. He was born on February 5, 1942 in Banner Elk, NC to the late Ira Spencer Phillips and Ella Fay Woodring Phillips. In addition to his parents, Glenn was preceded in death by one sister, Barbara Brown, brothers; Dale Phillips, Pete Phillips and Paul Allen Phillips.
Glenn liked to play rook with his friends, he liked to be in the boat on the water as often as possible. For those who really knew him he liked to dance and play horseshoes.
He was a retired construction worker. Glenn was a United States Army Veteran. Glenn was a member of Beech Valley Church.
Glenn is survived by his wife of 25 years Yvonne Phillips, step daughter Debra Blevins and husband Mike of Butler, TN; and Teresa Cole and husband Randy of Elizabethton, TN; step son Roger Stanberry of Butler, TN; step grandchildren, Joey Cole of Elizabethton, TN; Michelle Walsh and husband Michael of Butler, TN; Matt Blevins and wife Ashley of Hampton, TN; step great grandchildren; Aaron Cole, Faith Walsh and Avery Blevins, several nieces, nephews and many other friends.
A graveside service for Glenn will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 3, 2016, at the Beech Valley Cemetery, off Hwy 321 in NC on Buckeye Rd. with Pastor Lynn Hicks to officiate and with Military Honors to be accorded by the Johnson County Honor Guard. Honorary pallbearers will be Maurice Phillips, Ricky Phillips, Keith Brown, Ronnie Reece, Ken Reece, and Dave Reece.
Friends may call at the home.
Condolences may be sent to the family through our website, www.mountaincityfh.com.
The family of Glenn William Phillips has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 South Church Street, Mountain City, Tennessee 37683.