Gary Dwain Phillips, 65, passed away on January 22, 2020. Gary was born and raised in Loudoun County, Leesburg, VA. He was born on August 29, 1954, the firstborn of 4 children to William and Christine Phillips. At the time of his death, he resided in Gastonia, NC. with his dear friend and companion Inez Johnson. He was a proud father of Tressa Lynn Bell of Jefferson, MD; Holly Noel Fritz of Cincinnati, OH; and Jason Dwain Moaten Phillips of Batavia, OH. Loving grandfather of grandchildren Kaitlyn Elizabeth Fritz, Tristan Jon Fritz, Jr., Brook Lynn Bernhard, Nicholas Ryan Gieseman, Jenna Michelle Gieseman, Alexa Danielle Gieseman and great grandchild due any day. Devoted brother of Donna Jean Burns of Hubert, NC; Karen Jayne Salyers of Berkeley Springs, WV; and Steven Layne Phillips of Leesburg, VA.
The viewing will be Tuesday, January 28, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. with the funeral following at Johnson Funeral Home, 31440 Constitution Highway, Locust Grove, VA 22508 with interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made either directly to Holly Fritz, 1228 Burney LN, Cincinnati, OH 45230 or “Go Fund Me” https://www.gofundme.com/f/funeral-expenses-for-gary-phillips?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link-tip&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet to help cover funeral expenses.