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James E. Phillips

Monday, November 7, 2011

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James E. Phillips
James E. Phillips, 69, of Linton, passed away at 5:57 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011, at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute.

He was born Dec. 12, 1941, in Sullivan, the son of Elmo and Olon (Woodruff) Phillips.

He was retired from Peabody Coal Company and was a member of the United Mine Workers of America.

Survivors include his wife, Rita L. (Ballard) Scott of Linton; two sons, Russell A. Phillips of Linton and Mike J. (Tracy) Phillips of Dugger; two step-children, Gary (Lori) Scott of Linton and Vicki (Curt) Yates of Jasonville; three sisters, Carolyn (Garland) Cowden of Anderson, Marilyn (Dillard) Stanton of Martinsville and Myra (Wally) Neal of Spencer; three grandchildren, five step-grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter-in-law, Madonna Phillips.

A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton by Pastor Steve Talpas.

Burial will follow at Dugger Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Wedneday and at noon Thursday at the funeral home.

Online condolences can be left for the family at www.welchcornett.com.