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Kay Phillips

July 17, 1931 — June 16, 2018

Kay Phillips


Kay Maurice Phillips, 86, of Junction, Texas passed from this life on June 16, 2018. He was born on July 17, 1931 at the home of his fathers in Segovia and passed in that same home. He grew up in Junction, the son of Charles Craten and Annie Kathryn (Bowers) Phillips. He married Wanda Patricia Simer on July 21, 1950 in Portales, NM.

Kay was a retired law enforcement officer of 48 years having served with DPS and the Kimble County Sheriff's office. He was a 32nd degree Mason and member of the Masonic Lodge #399 A.F.&A.M. in Frio County. Kay was a very accomplished musician and played the fiddle for bands such as Jimmy Fletcher's Drifting Ranch Hands and Kountry Kousins. He was a member of College Street Church of Christ.

Kay is preceded in death by his wife, Wanda; his parents; sister, Nell Craig; and brothers, Hollis Phillips and Fred Phillips.

Those left to honor his memory include his son, Kay Maurice Phillips, II and wife Patricia of Segovia; daughter, Katherine Ann Owens Evans and husband Arvid Dale Evans of Segovia; grandchildren, Dustin Shane Phillips and wife Tamara of Brookeland, Erik Preston Phillips and wife Sheyanne Marie of Alamogordo, NM, Kelley Ann Cooper and husband Joshua Todd of Goton, CT, Clayton Kay Phillips and Jade Dando Johnson of Midland, Robert Mitchell Owens of Galveston, Tobi Kristen Owens and Jeana Kay Maples of Junction, Tammi Patricia Morgan and husband Nate of Wimberly, Sarah Brooke Baker and husband Drew of Winston-Salem, NC, Traci Evans Harris and husband Danny of Houston, Aaron Dale Evans and wife Valerie Castle of La Porte; numerous great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 10:00 AM, Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at the College Street Church of Christ. Private interment will follow at Junction City Cemetery.

The family would like to thank Kay's caregivers, Kary Adams, Peterson Hospice of Kerrville, Sharon Thomlinson, Hill Country Preferred Senior Care, and Teresa Johnson.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of the professionals at Kimble Funeral Home. 325-446-3076

Visitation Schedule

Visitation
Kimble Funeral Home
1010 College Street
Junction, TX  76849
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
5-7 PM
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Service Schedule

Funeral Services
College Street Church of Christ
Junction, TX  76849
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
10 AM

Burial Schedule

Junction City Cemetery (Private)
Junction, TX  76849
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