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Joseph L. Phillips, of Clinton, TN

August 26, 1953 ~ October 14, 2019 (age 66)


Joseph L. Phillips, age 66, of Clinton passed away October 14, 2019 peacefully surrounded by his family.  He was born August 26, 1953. 


Joseph served as Corporal in the Marine Corp for 6 years. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved ginseng and in his younger life loved working in a body shop.  His family knew him as being a “Jack-of-all-trades”. 


He is preceded in death by his parents, Walker Phillips and Lola Carroll; brothers, Tommy and Billy Phillips; sisters, Rose, Linda Grizzell and infant sister, Anna Louise Phillips.


He is survived by his brothers, Frank Phillips, Jackie Phillips, James Pipes, Terry Bowe and Edward Bowe; sisters, Sue Pipes, Mary Lou Pipes and Teresa Lowe; special nephews, James Lowe and Riley Pipes; special niece, Jennifer York and dear friend, Teresa and Paul Strunk.  He is also survived by a host of extended family and friends.


The family is honoring Joseph’s request for cremation.  There will be a memorial service in the spring of 2020.




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