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May 13, 2014

Randall Lee Phillips

Fittstown — Services for Randall Lee Phillips, 52, of Fittstown are at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Chickasaw Nation Community Center in Ada. The Rev. Tony Folger will officiate. Burial will follow at East Hill Cemetery in Roff. 

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. today at Criswell Funeral Home.

Mr. Phillips died Friday, May 9, 2014, at an Ada hospital.

He was born May 29, 1961, in Roswell, N.M., to Gene and Linda Williams Phillips. He attended school in Pecos, Texas, and moved to this area in 1983 from Carlsbad, N.M.

He married Lisa Dunn on Feb. 25, 1988, in Norman.

Mr. Phillips was a welder and fabricator for Frontier Drilling Company. 

Mr. Phillips was a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation. He had served on the Fittstown Volunteer Fire Department since 1998 and served as fire chief from 2000-2013.

Survivors include his wife, Lisa Phillips, of the home; two sons, Chris Phillips and his wife, Krystina, of Ada and Robert Phillips and his wife, Angela, of Roff; two daughters, McKenzie Phllips Smith and her husband, Jedadiah, of Fairbanks, Alaska, and Spencer Phillips of the home; his parents, Gene and Linda Phillips of Roff; seven grandchildren, Bryan Smith, Matthew Smith, Jessica Smith, Laura Phillips, McKenzie Phillips, Gavin Phillips, Callan Phillips; two sisters, Genia Phillips of Roff and Cheryl McCarn and her husband, Carl, of Davis; his mother-in-law, Leah Peterson; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Charles and Rachel Phillips and Grace and Haskell Williams; and two fathers-in-law, Jack Dunn and Frank Peterson.

Bearers will be Jay Ward, Jeff Ensey, Mike Eidson, Justin (Jud) Harris, Jody LaBove and Alan Bynum.

The family says those who wish may make memorials to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or to any Pontotoc County volunteer fire department.

 

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