William ‘Bill’ Jerry Phillips


William ‘Bill’ Jerry Phillips, 80, of Buncombe Creek, Oklahoma passed away Tuesday, July 20, 2021, in Madill. He was born to the late Harold Franklin Phillips and Josie Helen Skiver Phillips on November 1, 1940, in Borger, Texas. Bill was raised in Borger, and later moved to Lefors, Texas where he graduated high school in 1960. He married his high school sweetheart Sandra Dianna Call on August 30, 1960 in McLean, Texas. Bill moved to Ulysses, Kansas where he worked for Cities Service Helex, Inc. He joined the Ulysses Masonic Lodge #435, became a Master Mason, and earned his Scottish Rite degrees for freemasonry. He was a member of the Baptist Church. In 1974 he moved to Odessa, Texas to work as an Operations Plant Manager for Cities Service, and finished his career as an Area Manager with Western Gas Resources. During his time in Odessa, he was an avid Mojo football fan. Upon retiring, he and Sandy moved to Buncombe Creek where he enjoyed working on cars and tractors, and spending time with those he loved most.

He is survived by, wife, Sandra Phillips, Buncombe Creek, Oklahoma; Melody Crowther and husband David, Austin, Texas; Melissa Hagman and husband Vincent, Odessa, Texas; Marie Whitley and husband Kelly, San Antonio, Texas; Will Phillips and wife Suzanne, Kenai, Alaska

Eight Grandchildren, five Great Grandchildren, Sisters: Laura Vandever, Mobeetie, Texas; Sue Barnes, Bridgeport, Texas; Kay Barton and husband Donnie, Pampa, Texas; Elizabeth Johnson and husband Jimmy, Pampa, Texas

Bill was preceded in death by his parents and 1 brother Bobby Harold Phillips. Memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children of your choice.

Funeral Service will be Monday, July 26, 2021 at the Highland Park Cemetery, Borger, Texas at 10:00 am. Services will be under the direction of Watts Funeral Home, Madill, Oklahoma. Condolences may be sent to wattsfuneralhome.com.


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