Jimmie Owen Phillips, 80 of Childress, passed from this life on Friday, July 24, 2020 in Childress. A Celebration of Life will be held Friday, July 31 at the family home from 3-6 p.m. He was born on Aug 3, 1939 in Red River County, Texas to James and Dorothy Phillips. Jimmie lived for several years in Burkburnett where he worked and retired from PPG Industries in Wichita Falls. He served in the United States Navy from 1962-1968.
A devoted husband, father and grandfather to all his family, Jimmie was strong in faith and loved the outdoors. Fifty-mile bicycle rides were common and enjoyed. Family, above all, was his pride.
Jimmie’s impact on all the people in his life will last generations. Memorials can be sent to Childress Regional Medical Center Hospice or American Cancer Society. He was preceded in death by step daughter Kelly Hulen; sister Dorothy Stadelman; and brothers Bubber and Gary Phillips.
Survivors include his wife Gail Phillips; daughter Julie Einhaus and husband Mike and their sons; son Kevin and wife Carola; step daughters Lori Powell and Jamie Brawley; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; and sisters Brenda Barton, Alta Porter and Judy James.