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Tuesday October 5th, 2021
2:00pm

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Garry Phillips

Garry Stephen Phillips passed away on August 27th, 2021 after a long battle with several illnesses. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and United States Marine Corps Vietnam veteran (1963-1968). He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Martha (Judy) of Schoolcraft, two sons, Garry (Kim) Phillips of Holland, John (Amy) Phillips of Grandville, grandchildren Heather Phillips of Kalamazoo, Samantha Wassink of Austin, Texas, Justin Phillips and Kendall Phillips of Grandville, brothers Stan (Toy) Phillips of Warner Robbins, Georgia, Randy (Vickie) Phillips of Schoolcraft and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at Ft. Custer National Cemetery on October the 5th at 2:00 P.M. While visiting Garry's tribute page please take a moment to light a candle or share a memory with the family. The Phillips family is being assisted by Avink Funeral Home and Cremation Society, 129 S. Grand Street, Schoolcraft, MI 49087. 269-679-5622.

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Florist Choice Bouquet was purchased for the family of Garry Phillips.

Oct 1 2021 3:26 PM

Aunt Judy, Garry Lee, and John Ira, I have such fond memories of your family. Christmas time was the best, when we would pile into the house. I remember it being so crowded but full of laughter. I'm praying for you all as you walk through this next stage and find a new normal. My heart breaks for all of you but like grandpa, you all are strong. You'll stick together. Love you all so much!

JennifurTanner Sep 7 2021 8:49 AM

JUDY, MY HEART ACHES FOR YOU AND THE FAMILY. I HAD A NICE TALK WITH GARRY A FEW WEEKS AGO AT ONE OF THE BRONSON LABS GETTING A BLOOD DRAW. HE SURE WAS A LUCKY GUY HAVING YOU FOR A BRIDE. WISHING YOU ALWAYS THE BEST. JACK POULSEN

JACK POULSEN Sep 6 2021 1:19 AM

RIP Papa Garry will always remember the fun times we had with the camping club The Kuehl Family

bob kuehl Sep 1 2021 9:48 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Garry Phillips

Steve and Sherry Neeser Sep 1 2021 8:47 PM

We remember the good times! Garry was Jim's best friend (along with Charlie) and he became my best friend in high school, too. We often would go to the Frostop root beer stand on Portage Road for floats, all four of us. I remember Garry coming over for homemade pizza at my house on Centre Ave. We will never forget your wedding night spent on a mattress on our bathroom floor in our downtown apartment. We are so sorry for your loss. Love, Janie and Jim

Alice & James Goodwin Sep 1 2021 3:30 PM

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Avink Funeral Home & Cremation Society Aug 31 2021 1:17 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Garry Phillips

Michelle Falor Aug 30 2021 6:15 PM

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Friends and Family Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM