John Martin Phillips, a resident of Henryetta passed away Sunday, April 12th, 2020 in Clyde, Texas at the age of 79. He was born May 3, 1940 in Henryetta to Harvey and Thelma (Baker) Phillips.
John was a graduate of Henryetta High School class of 1958. After attending college, John went to work for PPG Industries in Henryetta in 1959. He transferred to PPG in Wichita Falls, Texas. He married Marie Duty May 19th, 1961 in Henryetta.
John loved sports, was an avid OU fan and loved spending time playing golf with friends, and loved quail hunting. Before moving to Texas he attended the First Baptist Church of Henryetta.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Harvey and Thelma Phillips, his wife Marie (Duty) Phillips in 2014, his mother and father in law, Tom Duty and Neva Duty Durant (Buck), a son in law, Mark Brinkley, and a brother in law, Jimmy McMurray.
John is survived a son, Terry Phillips & wife Stacy of Clyde, Texas,
a daughter, Sherry Brinkley of Burkburnett, Texas,
Grandchildren, Grayson Phillips, Madelyn Phillips, Sheena Nicole Kelley & husband Matt, Cory Brinkley and wife Jessica, Payton Marie Phillips, Addison Schreffler and Dennis Schreffler, 4 great grandchildren, Emma Nicole Barnes, Paisley Brinkley, Jackson Kelley, and Briar Brinkley, one sister, Mary Rowe & husband Mike of Henryetta, a brother in law, James Duty & wife Linda of Eufaula, a sister in law, Joyce McMurray, nephews, Tommy McMurray, Ted McMurray, Andy Duty, and Michael John Rowe and wife Billy, one niece, Jill Tran and husband Hien, as well as a host of friends and other relatives.
Viewing for John will be from 6-8pm, Tuesday, April 14th at Integrity Funeral Service.
Graveside services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 15th, 2020 at Council Hill Cemetery with Mike Rowe, officiating. Services are under direction of Integrity Funeral Service.
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