Phillips, Ronald Eugene "Ronnie" (Dalton)

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Ronald Eugene “Ronnie” Phillips
Ronald Eugene “Ronnie” Phillips

Ronald Eugene “Ronnie” Phillips, age 64, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life Sunday evening, October 29, 2017 at a local hospital. 

Ronnie was born Dec. 13, 1952 in Dalton, a son of the late Loyd and Dorothy White Phillips.  He was also preceded in death by brothers, Allen Phillips and Charles Phillips. 

Ronnie worked for over 20 years at World Carpet in the shipping department and for the past 14 years at Norville Industries.

Ronnie was wonderful, caring, easy going, friendly guy who loved life and a great Dad. 

He is survived by his loving wife, Billie Gillian Phillips and celebrated their forty-first wedding anniversary, Sept. 4, 2017; daughter and son-in-law, Tracy and Jim Kooi of Ringgold; sons and daughters-in-law, Christopher and Stacie White of Cohutta, Scott White of Rossville; grandchildren, Hunter White, Levi Kooi and Jonah Kooi; brothers and sisters-in-law, Joel and Joan Phillips of Ringgold, Michael and B. J. Phillips, Stephen and Deborah Phillips, Glennice Phillips all Dalton; and several nieces and nephews. 

Services to celebrate the life of Ronald Eugene “Ronnie” Phillips will be Saturday, Nov. 4, at 7 p.m. at Ponders Melrose Chapel with Reverend Charles Weaver officiating. The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel after 5 p.m. Saturday until the service hour. 

Arrangements are by locally owned and operated Ponders Melrose Chapel, Dalton, GA. (706) 226-4002. 


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