Edward Auguste Phillips Jr. Dies

Edward Auguste Phillips Jr.

Edward “Ed” Auguste Phillips Jr. died peacefully at home with his wife Eureka by his side on April 15.

Ed was preceded in death by his parents: Edward A. Phillips Sr. and Lillian Phillips; his brothers: Earle, Eric and Julian Phillips; and sisters: Helen Haynes and Mavis Phillips.

Ed is survived by his wife, Eureka L. Phillips; his sons: Edward A. Phillips Jr. and Alverne Phillips; his daughters: Ivette Saunders and Michelle Phillips-Amankwah; son-in-law, Dean “Shabundi” Saunders; and grandchildren: Craig Hodge and wife Amanda Hodge, Kristen Hodge, Renee Phillips, Alverne Phillips Jr., Kendra Phillips, Jaelyn Phillips, Edward Phillips IV and Selyna Amankwah.

He is also survived by great-grandchildren: Melvin Bailey, Mason Phillips, Mariah Anderson, Jacob Hodge, Karter Hightower and Kori Hightower; sisters-in-law: Rita Samuel, Ura Gosha, Joan Phillips, Gloria Brathwaite, Harriet Clarke and Judith Hutton-Lenhardt; and brothers-in-law: Leon Lenhardt, Alyson Lloyd and Randolph Samuel.

Other survivors include nieces: Barbara Callwood, Jacqueline Phillips, Carolyn Phillips-Lanclos, Maureen Phillips-Canton, Taetia Phillips-Dorsett, Audris Haynes and Knielle Phillips-Thomas; nephews: Earle Phillips Jr., Tyrone Phillips, Byron Phillips, Aubrey Haynes, Jr., Kyle Phillips and Kellan Phillips; and many other nieces and nephews too numerous to mention.

The viewing will be held from 1-3 p.m., Sunday, April 24, at Turnbull’s Funeral Home.  Services will be held at 9:30 a.m., Monday, April 25, at The Cathedral Church of All Saints. Interment will immediately follow at Eastern Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are by Turnbull’s Funeral Home and Crematory Services.