Jay Edwin Phillips


Birth: June 29th, 1942
Death: February 7th, 2011
Age: 68 years
Residence:Washington Court House
Survived By: His wife, Linda Watson Phillips, whom he married on August 7, 1967; his children Dorothy Phillips and fiancÚ, Bronson Oppy and Tina (David) Thompson all of Washington CH; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; siblings Janie Jones (his "adopted" sister), Judy (Elmer) Sanderson, Joey (Phylllis) Phillips, John Phillips, Jesse (Brenda) Phillips, Jim (Marie) Phillips and Judson (Ethel) Phillips; several nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.

JAY EDWIN PHILLIPS, age 68, of Washington CH, passed away on Monday, February 7, 2011 at 12:00 noon at his home.

   He was born on June 29, 1942 in Fayette County to John and Dorothy Warner Phillips.  He had spent all of his life in this area.  He retired from the City of Washington, Cemetery Department and loved fishing, camping and being with his family.

   Jay was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Melinda Phillips and siblings Jackie Tarbill and Jerry Phillips.

   Survivors include his wife, Linda Watson Phillips, whom he married on August 7, 1967; his children Dorothy Phillips and fiancé, Bronson Oppy and Tina (David) Thompson all of Washington CH; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; siblings Janie Jones (his “adopted” sister), Judy (Elmer) Sanderson, Joey (Phylllis) Phillips, John Phillips, Jesse (Brenda) Phillips, Jim (Marie) Phillips and Judson (Ethel) Phillips; several nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.

   The funeral service will be held on Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 3:30 p.m at the Judy Chapel with Kay Austin, Faye Whaley and Jim Kiger officiating.  Friends may call at the Judy Chapel from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.  Cremation will follow.  Burial of the cremains will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family at the Washington Cemetery.

   Arrangements are under the direction of the Summers Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of Fayette County, PO



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