Dr. Alfred Doan Phillips, 87, of Carmi died Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at Phoenix Rehabilitation and Nursing Care in Carmi.
Dr. Phillips was an optometrist in Carmi for many years. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church in Carmi, and served as a sergeant during World War II in the Army.
Survivors include son Mike Phillips of Ft. Collins, Colorado; daughter Diann Glover of Carmi; step-daughter Juli (Mike) Healey of Panama City Beach, Florida; grandchildren Ben (Lindsey) Glover, Jake (Ally) Glover; step-grandchildren Jacqui Healey and Andrew Healey; great grandchildren Ryleigh Glover, Liam Glover, Dylan Schmidt, Sydalee Beth Lewis, and Henry James Glover (due to be born in August 2013); niece Carol (Monty) Jones of Benld, Illinois; nephew Ron (Becky) Phillips of Marion, Illinois.
In keeping with Dr. Phillips’ wishes, his remains were cremated. A graveside service with military rites will be at 2 pm, Friday, at Oddfellows Cemetery in Marion.
The Cook Funeral Chapel in Carmi is in charge of arrangements.