Gary Milton Phillips, age 59, of Bismarck, passed from this life on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at Baptist Medical Center in Arkadelphia.
He was born on June 30, 1957 in Hot Springs, the son of Glen Royal and Margaret Nelson Phillips. Gary was a cook at Pilot in Caddo Valley and was a member of Oak Bower Church of Christ. He enjoyed spending time with his granddaughter, playing the organ and piano, and camping.
Gary was preceded in death by his father; Glen Phillips and grandparents; Marie Murders and Leonard Nelson.
Gary is survived by his mother; Margaret Phillips, his daughter; Courtney Phillips, two brothers; Carl and Michael Phillips, his sister; Sheila Whitley (Jimmy) and granddaughter; Destiny Hodges, all of Bismarck.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 3, 2017 at Welch Funeral Home in Arkadelphia with Keith Thornton and Rick Phillips officiating.
Memorials may be made to Oak Bower Cemetery Fund.
Final arrangements are entrusted to The Welch Funeral Home of Arkadelphia. Visit to sign the online guest book and view the video tribute.