Jerald James 'Jerry' Phillips

Jerald James "Jerry" Phillips, 74, of Huntington, IN, died Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at his home.

Mr. Philllips grew up in Huntington and graduated from Huntington Township High School in 1961. He retired from RKB in North Manchester and formerly worked at Zollner Piston in Fort Wayne and sold real estate for Larry Wells. He lived most of his life in the Huntington, Fort Wayne and Leesburg area before returning to Huntington in 2018. He was a former member of the Moose Lodge in Huntington.

He was born Dec. 7, 1944, in Huntington to James A. and Helen Marie Guynn Phillips. He married Sally Ann Clayton on April 10, 1982, in North Webster, and she preceded him in death on May 30, 2016.

He is survived by two sons, Jeffrey (Cindy) Phillips and Jason Phillips both of Huntington; four sisters, Carol Psehes, of Fort Wayne, and Patricia Rosen, Rebecca Lahr and Debbie (Randy) Larkey, all of Huntington; three brothers, Dean (Nancy) Phillips, Rick Phillips and Donny Phillips, all of Huntington; and four grandchildren.

No services are planned. Cremation will take place at Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, Warsaw. Private family burial will take place in the Star of Hope Cemetery in Huntington.

Owen Family Funeral Home, North Webster, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials are to the donor’s choice.