Richard Doyle Phillips



Mr. Richard Doyle Phillips, age 76, of Myrtle Beach, passed away Monday, November 6, 2017 in an Horry County Healthcare Facility. He was born on July 4, 1941 in Sissonville, West Virginia, as the son of the late Mr. Floyd Sennett Phillips and the late Mrs. Lila Slater Phillips. Mr. Phillips was married to his wife, Jeannie Jones Phillips, for 53 years, until her passing in April of this year. His passion was golf. As a self-taught golfer, he managed 11 “Holes in One” during his lifetime, and used to pray that God allowed him to live long enough to “shoot his age”. He accomplished this goal at age 68. Additionally, he held the course record at Scarlet Oaks Country Club with a 63 for several years.

Mr. Phillips is survived by 2 Sons, Rick (& Jodi) Phillips of Myrtle Beach, and Marty Phillips of Myrtle Beach ; 5 Grandchildren, Melanie Banuelos, Hunter Phillips, Savannah Phillips, Chase Phillips, & Shaun Ellis ; 4 Great Grandchildren ; a Brother, Bernard (& Sue) Phillips of Columbus, OH ; and 4 Sisters, Shelva Boggess of Dunbar, WV, Teena Bowers of Frederick, MD, Lexene Kinser of Red House, WV, & Ailene Tignor of WV.

There will be no formal services planned for Mr. Doyle Phillips.

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Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremation Services (843-651-1440) is assisting the Phillips family with the arrangements.