North Santa Rosa

Loyd Gerome Phillips

Loyd Gerome Phillips. 62 of the Berrydale community passed away on Friday, July 26, 2013 in Pensacola, FL. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alva and Bertie Phillips, his sisters, Katherine (Calvin) Davis, Louise Freels, Thelma (Howard) Phillips, infant sister, and his brother Neal Phillips .His second wife Barbara Phillips also preceded him as well as extended family. Those that survived him are his children, Cherie, Wade and Leslie, his three brothers, Cecil (Margaret) Phillips, Eugene Phillips , Joe Phillips and his sister Rochelle (Wayne) Brown. Seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Loyd was a life-long resident of Santa Rosa County, graduated from Jay High School. He worked as a auto mechanic for Gomillion Auto Parts in Jay, and then for the Florida Department of Transportation for many years taking early retirement to work in the logging business these past few years. Loyd enjoyed being in the woods hunting deer and turkies. Funeral services will be held 11 AM Monday, July 29, 2013 at Jay Funeral Home with Bro. Bill Thompson and Rev. Laura Weant officiating, burial will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery. A visitation will be held 1 hour prior to service from 10- 11 AM. Pallbearers are Eugene Phillips, Rocky Phillips, Rodney Elliott, Donny George, John Branson, Jr and David West. Honorary pallbearers are Butch Wells, Gary Cabiness, Frank Rowell, Ben West, Carmen Ivie, Eddie Thompson and Jeff Thompson. Special thanks go out to Loyd’s friends , co-workers, fellow hunters, and to all the people who have prayed for him. Jay Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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