Anthony “Tony” Phillips, of Register, met his heavenly father after a long illness on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro.
Tony was born in Augusta on July 22, 1977, lived all of his life in Bulloch County, and graduated from Statesboro High School in 1995. Tony was a member of Grace Community Church and was the warehouse manager for the John Deere Place in Statesboro for many years. He loved his daughter, Lexi, dearly and was a devoted father, son, and brother. Tony enjoyed riding his golfcart around the Register community and had a massive collection of baseball, NASCAR, and football cards that numbered in the thousands. He was an avid drummer and over the years, played with the Out Rider’s Band and later years was a drummer in the church band at Grace Community Church. Tony was preceded in death by his father, Eugene Talmadge “Gene” Phillips and his daughter, Lexi Phillips
Surviving are his mother, Georgia Anne Herndon Phillips of Register; a sister, Tonya Phillips, and two brothers, Tad Phillips (Tammy), Travis Phillips (Jackie) all of Statesboro; his nieces, Shelby, Allison, and Wynne; and a host of aunts, uncles, and cousins.
The Visitation will be held Friday, June 24, 2022, from 1 until 2:45 p.m. at the Brooklet United Methodist Church.
The funeral service will be held at 3 o’clock in the afternoon on Friday, June 24, 2022, at the Brooklet United Methodist.
Interment will be in Brooklet City Cemetery.
Kennedy Funeral Homes, Hooks Chapel, of Metter is in charge of the arrangements.