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Roland L. Phillips



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Date published: 2/6/2013

Roland L. Phillips

Roland L. Phillips, 64, U.S. Navy veteran, died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, in Spotsylvania County.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Roland H. and Rosalie Phillips; son Shane M. Phillips; stepchildren Carol Todd and Stephen Bar-ton; stepgrandchild James Bailey; his first wife, Barbara J. Phillips; his second wife, Barbara C. Phillips; and brother Glen Phillips.

Roland was the loving husband of Susan A. Phillips; devoted father to his daughter, Shawna M. Carrion, stepdaughters Leslie Bailey and Miriam Lipscomb and son Raylee R. Phillips. He is also survived by siblings Ralph, George and Juanita; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Roland worked for the Alexandria public school system for more than 30 years, retiring in 2003.

A visitation will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at Cunningham Turch Funeral Home, 811 Cameron St., Alexandria, where a memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9. Interment will be private.