PHILLIPS, William E., 68 years + 1 day, of Buford, GA, formerly from Weirton and West Liberty, WV. He was in St. Clairsville, OH, when he went to be with the Lord on Monday, December 16, 2013.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William E. and Luella (Stewart) Phillips.
Surviving are his loving wife of 27 years, Nancy Garceau Phillips; daughter, Denise Hatfield (Tim); granddaughter, Sarah of Louisville, KY; sisters, Linda (Steve) Smith of Wheeling, WV and Sharon (Frank) Hodorowski of St. Clairsville, OH; nephews, Stephen (Nicole) and Gianna of Lyndhurst, OH, Trevor (Cecilia) of Pittsburgh, PA, and Preston (Sarah) of Wheeling, WV; brothers-in-law, John (Elaine) Garceau and James Garceau of Orlando, FL.
He was an employee of the former Weirton Steel Corp., Zumer and Associates, Suwanee, GA; Publix Grocery Store, Buford, GA. He was a member of Buford Presbyterian Church, Buford, GA; a former member of Cove United Presbyterian Church, Weirton, WV, and West Liberty Christian Church, West Liberty, WV.
Bill enjoyed spending special times with his family and granddaughter, and also loved spending hours in his woodworking shop, where countless projects were completed and gifted to loved ones and friends.
Friends will be received Friday, December 20, 2013, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. and Saturday, December 21st from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. at Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger St., Elm Grove, Wheeling WV (304-242-2311).
Interment to follow in Beeler Station Cemetery.
Personal condolences may be made to the family at www.kepnerfuneral.com.