LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. —
Billy Lee Phillips, 65, of East Bernstadt, Ky., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, at Manchester Memorial Hospital, Clay County, Ky.
A Laurel County native, he was born Dec. 7, 1946, the son of the late Robert Richard and Opal Murray Phillips. He was a construction worker and affiliated with the Baptist faith.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a daughter, Lois Ann Phillips.
Survivors include his children, Billy M. “Shorty” Phillips, Estella Phillips, and Robert Richard “Bob” Phillips, all of East Bernstadt; a sister, Anna Lou Runions of London; wife, Ola Smith-Phillips of Mt. Vernon; a step-daughter, Crystal Smith of Mt. Vernon; nine grandchildren, Chelsey LeeAnn Smith, Hannah Katelynn McClure, Misty Kaye Wilmot, Jonathan Glen Coots, Tonya MaLenn Coots, Shayla Sueann Phillips, Bobbie LeeAnn Phillips, Jasmine Phillips and Destiny Phillips; and four great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his former wife and mother of his children, Donna Woods of East Bernstadt.
Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14 in the Bowling Funeral Home Chapel with Ova Baker officiating.
Burial followed in Murray Cemetery at East Bernstadt.
Visitation was after 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.