William “Bill” Reid Phillips, 90, of Crossett, passed away on June 21, 2022.
He was born on April 14, 1932, in Fountain Hill, to Robert Ray Phillips and Ora Hester.
Bill was a banker and loan officer at First National Bank in Crosset. He received his bachelor’s degree from Arkansas A&M in Monticello, Arkansas. He was a deacon and former treasurer at First Baptist Church in Crossett and was on the board of directors for the Ashley County Skilled Workshop and Crossett Housing Authority.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Joann Deal Phillips; a brother, Millard Phillips; and a sister, Elsa Casson.
He is survived by his son, Terry Phillips (Jennifer) of Springdale; three grandchildren, Holland Belline of Fayetteville, Neal Phillips of Springdale and Erin Terry (Dennis) of Cave Springs; two great grandchildren, Jack and Brax Terry, both of Cave Springs; two siblings, Gladys Lane of Lubbock, Texas and James Phillips (Maxine) of Houston, Texas; one sister-in-law, Jean Kilcrease of Crossett, and a host of nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held June 24 at 10:30 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Crossett with Dr. Jamie Staley officiating.
Visitation will be held at 9 a.m. at the church prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Mr. Phillips memory may be made to the American Caner Society at cancer.org or by calling 800-227-2345 or to the First Baptist Church of Crossett, at 701 Main St., Crossett, AR 71635, by calling 870-364-4167 or visiting fbccrossett.com/give.