James (Jimmy) Robert Phillips, age 56 of Sevierville, passed away Wednesday, August 09, 2017. Jimmy was an employee of Blalock and Sons for over 30 years. He was preceded in death by his father Earl Phillips; mother Loyetta Sue Smelcer King; brother Dale Tyson; great-niece and nephew, Sarah and Tyler Rolen; brother-in-law Mike Townsend.
Survivors include his fiancée Renee Robinson; step-mother Rebecca Phillips; brother and sister-in-law Tracy and Judy Phillips; sister Teresa Townsend; nieces and nephews Christopher Phillips and wife Kaitlin, Elizabeth Patton and husband Seth, Tonya Rolen, April Jenkins, Bobby Joe Ogle; several great-nieces and great-nephews.
The family will receive friends 5-7 PM Friday with funeral service to follow at 7 PM in the East Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home. Family and friends will meet at 10 AM Saturday at Headrick Cemetery, Pittman Center for graveside service and interment. Online condolences may be made at www.atchleyfuneralhome.com