Henderson, KY– Berney R. Phillips, 70, of Henderson, KY passed away on May 31, 2021 after a long fight with COPD. He was surrounded by his friends and loved ones at the time of his passing.
Berney was preceded in death by his parents B.G. Phillips and Della Louise Phillips.
Berney is survived by the love his life and wife of 31 years, Sallie; sons, Berney Shawn Phillips, Troy Cox (Karen), Jason Cox (Brooke); daughter, Cindy Cox (Josh); sister, Robina Spencer (Jerry); 6-Grandkids, 2-Great grandkids; 2-Nieces, and his life long partner in crime, Bill Campbell, and a multitude of loved ones.
Berney retired as a professional firefighter of 25 years for the Henderson Fire Department. Berney was an avid outdoorsman and a great storyteller of all hunting tales. Berney spent a lot of his time in the outdoors. His favorite spot would be in the Geneva Bottoms on the farm goose, duck, deer, and turkey hunting. Berney also had a passion for coaching little league baseball from the beginning of the PCMA.
A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, June 5, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. with Memorial Service beginning at 3:30 p.m. at Union Hill General Baptist Church in Little Dixie, Kentucky. Located at 8556 Whitelick Road, Corydon, Kentucky 42406 with Brother Gary Ashby officiating.
Simple Cremation Evansville is entrusted with his care.
Friends can send condolences to the family at www.SimpleCremationEvansville.com