Graveside services for Stanley D. Phillips, Sr., 73, of Sweetwater, will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at Sweetwater Cemetery with Rev. Chris Stephens officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Phillips died Sunday, Jan. 13, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
He was born June 12, 1939, in Brownwood. He married Ruth H. Basedow on June 18, 1960, in Greens, New York. Stan was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. His love for family, life and friends will never be forgotten. He will be missed dearly by all that knew him.
Our family would like to sincerely thank the Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital Emergency Room staff during our fatherâ€™s time of medical need, with their hard work and loving concern. Most of all, many thanks and blessing to Dr. Luther Martin, his longtime physician.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Phillips; sons, Stan Phillips, Jr., Stewart Phillips, Steve Phillips and wife Andrea, Casey Phillips and wife Tammy, Corey Phillips and wife Cheri; grandsons, Brandon Phillips, Bryan Phillips and wife Olivia, Bryson Phillips, Storme Phillips and wife Ashley, Kaden Phillips, Cole Phillips, Briar Phillips; granddaughters, Demi Pawzun and husband Eric, Elizabeth Phillips; great-granddaughters, Rhylie Underwood, Ashtyn Gonzales, Addisyn Phillips and Laekin Rivera; great-grandson, Remington Phillips; and brother, Dalton Phillips and wife Kathy of Killeen.
Family members will be pallbearers.