Derek Chester Phillips, age 36 of Huntsville, TN passed away on Thursday, July 15, 2021 at the Turkey Creek Medical Center in Knoxville, TN. Born in Oak Ridge, TN on March 9, 1985, he was the son of Chester Phillips and the late Sheryl Ann Abbott Garrett. He was a member of New Life Tabernacle.
In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Chester Brian Phillips and Shannon Lee Phillips; grandmothers, May Helen Phillips and Shirley Fry; and grandfather, Hermen Lee Phillips.
In addition to his father, Derek is survived by his fiancée, Amy Chambers; children, Alicyn, Brycen, and River King; stepdaughter, Calee Chambers; stepmother, Tammy Phillips; brothers, Cory Phillips and Megan Woodward, Travis Phillips, Herman Phillips, Josh Silcox and Angela; grandfather, Harold Fry; many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles, other relatives, and friends.
Friends may visit with the Phillips family on Monday, July 19, 2021 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. in the chapel of West-Murley Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to:
The Derek Phillips Memorial Fund
c/o West-Murley Funeral Home
18641 Alberta Street
Oneida, TN 37841
West-Murley Funeral Home is serving the family of Derek Chester Phillips.
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