Celebrating the life of Billy George 'Bill" Phillips
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Billy George Phillips of Big Timber passed away peacefully at home on January 11, 2023 at the age of 80 surrounded by his children.
Bill was born on August 20, 1942 in Dupont, Washington to Edith and Raymond Phillips. After serving time in the Navy he met and married Lillian Arnett and had two boys Doug and Steve. Then, later met the love of his life Nancy Jenkins and had three girls Kim, Dianna, and Cheryl.
Bill loved fishing, camping and spending time with his family. Some of his favorite stories were fishing trips he took with his best friends Mike and Mary Phillips, catching his favorite fish on the Snake River. Bill was a very hard worker and an excellent carpenter and was a perfectionist at every project he tackled.
Bill is survived by his brothers Dean, Jean and Bobby Phillips, nephew Mike (Mary) Phillips, sons Doug and Steve, daughters Dianna Dammann and Cheryl (Clark) Garton, as well as grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Edith, brother Buzz Phillips, daughter Kim Phillips and wife Nancy Phillips.
Cremation has taken place and a family reunion will be held later.
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