Roy Vaughn Phillips

Roy Vaughn Phillips, 82, of Crystal Springs, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2007 at the home of Diane and Mike McIntyre where he had been living for the past four years.
Services were held Friday, Nov. 16, from Stringer Family Funeral Services Chapel with interment in Crystal Springs Cemetery.
Mr. Phillips, known affectionately to many as “Two-Daddy,” was born in Carrolton on September 9, 1925 to Homer and Beatrice Phillips.
 He attended Eupora Schools through the 11th grade.  He finished his senior year at Crystal Springs High School. In his spare time he worked for his father’s lumber company, W. H. Phillips Lumber Co., in Crystal Springs.
Mr. Phillips joined the Navy at age 18 in October, 1943.  During World War II he worked as a gunner’s mate on the LST 519. 
After the war, he worked at different times with all three of his brothers, (Ralph, Ned, and Bruce Phillips) in the lumber/timber business out of Crystal Springs, Oregon, and British Columbia, Canada. Roy retired from the timber industry after working 25 years for the Masonite Corporation.
Mr. Phillips was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Crystal Springs.  He is preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte Crosby Payne Phillips, sister, Mildred Gardner, and brothers, Ralph, Ned and Bruce Phillips.
Survivors include: his daughter and son-in-law Diane and Mike McIntyre of Wesson, daughter, Judy Greer of Crystal Springs; and grandsons, Jason Bailey, Michael McIntyre, Jr., Ritch Kuroda and wife Lanette Kuroda and great grandchildren, Kalani and Kalei.

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