Gary S. Phillips, 82, instrumental in helping others

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Gary S. Phillips
Gary S. Phillips

Gary S. Phillips, 82, passed away Friday, March 17, 2017. Born in Griffin, Ga., he was the son of the late J.C. and Myrtice Phillips.

He retired from the U.S. Navy after 20 years of service and civil service after 20 years of service. He was a member of The Lunch Bunch, a pickleball player and was instrumental in helping others.

Left to cherish his memory are a daughter, Jean Marie Phillips of Georgia; two sons, Dennis Gary Phillips, and his wife, Marie, of North Carolina and Craig Daniel Phillips of Georgia; grandson, Brian Moro, and his wife, Alysse; and three great-grandchildren, Shidasha, Christian and Myleia Moro, all of Virginia Beach.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday, March 20, at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Lynnhaven Chapel. A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, at the funeral home chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Condolences may be offered to the family at hollomon-brown.com.