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Obituary for Westley Reed Phillips
Funeral services for Westley Reed Phillips, 26 of Kershaw will be held at 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 14, 2014, in the sanctuary of First Baptist Church. Rev. Bryant D. Fersner will officiate. Burial will follow in the Kershaw City Cemetery. Mr. Phillips died Sunday, May 11, from injuries received in an automobile accident. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of Joe Reed and Denise Connell Phillips. He was a 2006 graduate of Andrew Jackson High School where he played baseball and was a member of the FFA. He also attended York Technical College, was a member of First Baptist Church and served in the US Army. Mr. Phillips enjoyed fishing, working out, football and all sports. Surviving are his parents of the home; 2 brothers, Andrew Phillips, Ryan Philips (Tara Roberts); a niece, Hayden Philips; his maternal grandparents, Paul Connell and Lewis “Jabo” and Annie Blake West Sims and his paternal grandparents, Joe and Sadie Phillips all of Kershaw. The family will receive friends, Tuesday, May 13, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Baker Funeral Home and other times at the home, 715 Phillipstown Rd., Kershaw. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 67, Kershaw, SC 29067.