Calvin Earl Phillips, Sr.

Calvin Phillips, Sr.

On Saturday, October 19, 2013, Calvin Earl Phillips, Sr., bid farewell to those he loved so dear.  Calvin was born November 25, 1953 to the late Reverend Zephaniah Phillips and James Anna Dobbins Phillips. He is a 1972 graduate of La Marque High School and served in the United States Air Force.  Being reared in a Christian home, Calvin accepted Christ at an early age and united with Greater Bell Zion Baptist Church in Texas City, Texas.

Calvin is preceded in death by his father, Reverend Dr. Zephaniah Phillips; brother, Dennis Phillips; and grandson, Ka Marion Phillips.  Calvin leaves a legacy of love and devotion in the hearts of his loving son, Calvin Earl Phillips, Jr.;  brothers, Alvin Phillips, Sr., Danny (Deborah) Phillips, Sr., Anthony Phillips, Sr., and Dalwenda "D.D." (Felicia) Phillips; sisters, Cheryl Phillips and Karen (Ronald) Harris;  grand daughter, La Dasia Phillips and a host of nieces, nephews, other family members and caring friends.

Special thanks to Laura Diaz and family, AMED Hospice Team members and devoted friend, Mary Ann Allen and our many friends and family.

A Public Visitation will begin Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 9:00 AM followed by A Life Celebration Service at 11:00 AM.  Both Services will be held at Carnes Funeral Home 3100 Gulf Freeway, Texas City, TX 77591.

A Private Burial is scheduled at Houston National Cemetery Houston, TX.  The Funeral services are being arranged by Funeral Director Dorthea Jones and the caring staff of Bay Area Funeral Parlor at 5410 FM 1765 Texas City, TX 77591.  Memorials may be sent to the Funeral Home.