Richard Phillips
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Richard Phillips
  • October 2, 1947 - October 23, 2017
  • Chesapeake, Virginia

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Richard Phillips

"Phil", 70, passed away on Oct 23d. He led a life of service to God, his country (US Army and Marine Corps), and his community. His remaining loved ones include his mother, Henrietta Rawlinson Phillips; brother, John Henry Phillips; wife of 48 years, Gloria Jean Phillips; two sons, Ambe O. Phillips and his wife, Arelthia D. Phillips and Atiim O. Phillips and his wife, Joyce P. Phillips; and three grandchildren, Ambe O. Phillips, II, Kweli J. Phillips and Amira J. Phillips. He was a Deacon and Sunday School Superintendent at St Mark Missionary Baptist Church. He is loved and will be missed.

Homegoing service will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, October 30, 2017 at St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church with burial to follow in the A. G. Horton Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7pm at Smith & Williams Funeral Home, Norfolk Chapel on Saturday, October 28, 2017.