Paul E. Phillips, III, 51 of Dyersburg, Tennessee died on Monday, February 19, 2018, at his residence in Dyersburg, Tennessee.
Born Friday, January 20, 1967 in Memphis, Tennessee, he was the owner of West Tennessee Fencing, worked several years with Dyersburg Police Department obtaining the rank of Sergeant. and was a former investigator with the Tennessee Highway Patrol. Mr. Phillips was a member and President-Elect of the American Fence Association, Past President of the Tri-State Chapter of the American Fence Association, member of Three Oaks Chapel, member and Past President of of the Dyersburg FFA Alumni Chapter and was a life member of the Dyersburg FFA Alumni Chapter.
Funeral services for Mr. Phillips will be 7:00 PM on Friday, February 23, 2018 at the Three Oaks Chapel. Officiating this service will be Rev. Bill Phipps, Rev. Brian Funderburk and Mr. Phillip Doyle. Visitation will be Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM and on Friday from 6:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Three Oaks Chapel. Interment will be 1:00 PM on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Salmon Cemetery in Randolph, Mississippi.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Samantha Moore Phillips of Dyersburg, Tennessee; one daughter, Peyton Elizabeth Phillips of Dyersburg, Tennessee; his mother and step-father, Kay Tidwell Obergfell (Sandy) of Walls, Mississippi and one brother, Ryan Phillips of Alligator, Mississippi.
He was preceded in death by his father, Paul E. "Skipper" Phillips, Jr.
Pallbearers will be Jeff Wright, Dob Johnson, Geno Perrette, Danny Petrie, Johnny Castellaw, Lucas Hamilton, Keith Gilchrist and Keith Ward. Honorary pallbearers will be Ted McNeill, Jerry Pate Hollingsworth, Chris Holbrook and Gary Langley.
The family ask that memorials be directed to Three Oaks Chapel, 1105 Resthome Road, Dyersburg, Tennessee 38024 or Paws To Care, Inc., P.O. Box # 905, Dyersburg, Tennessee 38024.
Online condolences may be made to the family at johnsonwilliamsfuneralhome.com. Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Paul E. Phillips, III.