Richard M. Phillips
September 08, 2000 11:00 pm

Richard M. Phillips, 74, Brookings, died Sept. 4, 2000.

He was born on Jan. 19, 1926, in Medford to James and Mildred (Huson) Phillips.

He graduated from Medford High School in 1945. He then enlisted in the U.S. Navy.

Mr. Phillips married Edna Price in 1947 in Medford.

After his discharge, he drove trucks for Pacific Motor Trucking for 40 years.

In 1991, he and his wife moved to Brookings.

He enjoyed many hobbies including hunting, fishing and bowling.

He enjoyed attending and watching ball games and officiated for Little League and mens basketball. He also enjoyed playing the games.

Mr. Phillips was a member of the Teamsters and the American Disabled Veterans.

Survivors include his wife Edna Phillips, Harbor; sons and daughter-in-laws Robert and Ann Phillips, Portland; James and Bertha Phillips, and Kenneth and Rose Phillips, all of Sipan, N. Mariana; son Ronald Phillips, Tacoma, Wash.; brother Jack Phillips, Kelso, Wash.; sisters Lois Conrad, Central Point; Barbara Clemans, Medford.

Also surviving are 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his parents and two brothers.

Graveside services are scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 13, at 2 p.m. at Eagle Point National Cemetery, 2763 Riley Road, Eagle Point.

Arrangements are under the direction of Scantlins Brookings Mortuary Chapel.