Phillips, Billy Dean

U.S. Navy Veteran Held Long Career With Kay's Kastle Ice Cream

Monday, July 9, 2018

Billy Dean Phillips, 75, of Rossville, passed away on Friday, July 6, 2018.

Billy was born and raised on Sand Mountain in Alabama. 

Billy was employed by Kay’s Kastle Ice Cream for 23 years and McKee Foods for 10 years and served three years in Seabees – United States Naval Construction Battalions.  He enjoyed fishing, camping, riding motorcycles and metal detecting. 

Billy was preceded in death by his son, Billy LeWayne and his parents Broughton and Gladys Phillips.

Billy was a loving husband, father and brother who will forever be remembered by his wife and best friend of 56 years, Velda; his children, Brian (Kelly) and Angela (Ricky); brother, Bobby; sister, Bonnie Kay (Millard); his grandchildren, Beck (Cheyenne), Danyelle and Dylan and one great-grandchild, Kamdyn; two nephews; loving sister-in-law, Jan (Jay) and dear friends, Dennis and Patsy McGlothin. 

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A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 14, at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. 

The family will receive family and friends from 1 p.m. until the funeral hour at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Cremator, at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville

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