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Henry "Fox" James Phillips

April 3, 1937 ~ October 12, 2022 (age 85)

Obituary

Henry James “Fox” Phillips, 85, of 123 Oakland Street, husband of Jeanette Jackson Phillips entered into eternal rest on October 12, 2022, at his home.  He was born in Greenwood County on April 3, 1937, a son of Maple Phillips and Virginia (Parks) Foster.  He was a stepson of Bennie Foster and Hattie Mae Phillips.  He was owner of Phillips Builders and a member of Ebenezer AME Church.  He was a veteran of the United States Army and American Legion Post #224.

He was preceded in death by brothers Jessie Foster, Curtis Foster, Willis Phillips, Johnny Phillips and James Phillips and sisters Marie Griffin and Rosa Phillips.

He leaves to cherish, along with his wife Jeanette of the home, three sons, Stanley Little (Louise) of Anderson, SC, Sherman Little of Greenwood and Eric Jackson of Hartford, CO; three daughters, Sheila Chamberlain, Robin Wideman and Melissa Phillips of Greenwood; four brothers, Willie Anthony Phillips (Wallatte) and Maple Phillips, Jr. (Janie) of Edgefield, SC, Raymond Phillips (Lillie) of Greenwood and Wendell Phillips (Deidra) of Augusta, GA; two sisters, Clyde McCier of Greenwood and Alfreda Bush (Hodges) of Edgefield, SC.  Also, seven grandchildren, Jackie Byrd, Michelle Brooks, Kesia Little, Jada Leverette, Christopher Wideman, Shavetta Sheppard and Stanley Little, Jr., 16 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will occur from 1:00 pm til 5:00 pm on Monday, October 17, 2022, in the Percival-Tompkins Chapel. Funeral Services will occur at noon on Tuesday, October 18, 2022, at Oakbrook Memorial Park. 

Percival-Tompkins is honored to serve the Phillips family. 

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Services

Visitation
Monday
October 17, 2022

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Percival - Tompkins Chapel
330 Magnolia Avenue
Greenwood, SC 29646

Funeral Service
Tuesday
October 18, 2022

12:00 PM
Oakbrook Memorial Park
3007 Hwy 25
Hodges, SC 29653

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