Byas, Joe "Phil" Phillip III

Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Joe Byas
Joe Byas

Joe “Phil” Phillip Byas III, 34, of Ringgold, Georgia died on Tuesday, June 11, 2013. 

He was a lifelong resident of the Fort Oglethorpe area. 

He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Wilma Jenkins and uncle, Terry Jenkins. He is survived by his wife, Jennifer Worley Byas of Ft. Oglethorpe; mother, Teresa Jenkins Sugerik of Ft. Oglethorpe; grandfather, John Jenkins of Ft. Oglethorpe, daughter, Kelly Christine Byas of Ft. Oglethorpe; two stepchildren, Gage Phillips and Jake Wilson both of Ft. Oglethorpe; sister, Johnna Daugherty of Ft. Oglethorpe; two nieces, Jocelyn Daugherty and Chloe Stinnett; and best friends, Josh Goldman, Kevin Wehinger, Bo and Ginny Barnhart all of Chattanooga. 

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, in the funeral home chapel. 

The family will receive friends on Friday, June 14, from 4-9 p.m. and Saturday until funeral time at the funeral home. 

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a trust account setup for Phil’s daughter, Kelly Christine Byas. 

Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Home Wallis-Stewart Chapel, Ringgold. 

An online register book may be signed at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com



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