John Talmadge Phillips, 86 of Portsmouth, OH passed away Sunday, October 18, 2020 at Hillview Retirement in Portsmouth, OH. He was born in South Portsmouth, KY March 27, 1934 a son of the late Charles and Myrtle Sexton Phillips.
John was a U.S. Army Veteran and retired from Government Service with the Occupational Safety & Health Administrator.
Along with his parents he is preceded in death by two brothers, Ralph Phillips and Robert Phillips; one sister, Jean Webb and one grandson, Dalton Phillips.
Left behind to cherish his memory are one son John S. Phillips and his wife Erin from Edgewood, KY; one daughter, Lisa Brown of Villa Hills, KY; one brother, Pete Phillips of Ashland, KY; one grandson, Reece Brown and several other family and friends that will sadly miss him.
A Celebration of Life will be held 1 P.M. Saturday, November 7, 2020 at Morton-Hunt Family Funeral Home in South Shore, KY with Reece Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Siloam Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday at the funeral home from 12:00 P.M. until the service hour.
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