Phillip Michael Reams
Phillip Michael Reams
  • January 29, 1940 - October 1, 2011
  • Columbus, Georgia

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Phillip Michael "Mickey" Reams, 71, of Columbus, GA died Saturday, October 1, 2011 at St. Francis Hospital.

Graveside funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, October 4, 2011 in Parkhill Cemetery according to Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 4071 Macon Road Columbus, GA, 31907.

Mickey was born January 29, 1940 in Lagrange, GA, son of the late F.L. and Alma Ogletree Reams. He received his Bachelor's Degree at Lagrange College, where he attended on a basketball scholarship. Mickey received his Master's Degree from Madison College, his Specialist Degree from Georgia Southern University, and his PhD from Cambridge University. He was a school psychologist with the Muscogee County School District and retired in 2005. Mickey was also a member of the Georgia Association of School Psychologists. He loved to restore old cars, was a big Auburn fan and loved the Toomer's Trees, and was a fine fisherman.

Survivors include his loving wife of 20 years, Joanne M. Reams of Columbus, GA; his son, Kirk Collins Reams of Lagrange, GA; his step-daughter, Kelly G. Masic and her husband, Louis E. of Columbus, GA; his sister, Brenda Reams Daniel and her husband, Thomas of Silverthorne, CO; his nephew Brian Daniel of Chicago, IL; his niece, Brittney Reams Lamb and her husband, Jon of Helena, AL; his grandchildren, Gavin Tante, Madison Tante, and Katherine Tante; his beloved dog, Prissy.
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In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to the Toomer's Trees and Traditions Fund at Auburn University,