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Alex Lee Phillips

May 29, 1931 ~ February 6, 2021 (age 89)

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Alex Lee Phillips

Dearing, Georgia – Mr. Alex Lee Phillips, 89, entered into rest February 06, 2021 at his residence.

Mr. Phillips was a lifelong resident of Dearing, Georgia and the son of the late Matthew Phillips and Susie Bell Anderson Phillips. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean War and started his career as a mechanic with Darrell Johnson Chevrolet and later worked at Fort Gordon where he retired with over 24 years of service.  Mr. Phillips was a member of Fort Creek Baptist Church. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening, walking, and cooking his famous catfish stew.  Mr. Phillips was predeceased by his son, Dale Perry.  

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Peggy Phillips; sons, Alex Lee Phillips, Jr. (Melissa), Tony Phillips, all of Dearing, David Perry of Augusta; daughter, Lisa Stewart (Billy) of Augusta; two sisters, Helen Welch of Thomson and Evelyn Johnson of South Carolina; and grandchildren, Chevy Phillips (Kathryn), Kayla P. Sparks (Mason), Ritley  Phillips, Stormey Phillips, LaTosha Stewart, Dustin Phillips; and great grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at Fort Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Jim Martin officiating.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m., Tuesday at Beggs Funeral Home.

Due to the current national health concern, the family would appreciate all calls, cards, texts, and e-mails.  The family will observe social distancing and masks are encouraged.

Beggs Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Thomson, Georgia is honored to serve the family of Mr. Alex Lee Phillips.


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February 9, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Beggs Funeral Home
799 Cobbham Road
Thomson, GA 30824

Graveside Service
February 10, 2021

2:00 PM
Fort Creek Baptist Church Cemetery

Thomson, Georgia 30824

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