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Dr. John Milton Phillips

February 10, 1919 - November 1, 2010
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Dr. John Milton Phillips, age 91, passed away Monday, November 1, 2010. John was born in New London, CT on February 10, 1919. He married Sylvia Phillips in 1945, which began a 64 year union. John began work at Hermann Hospital in 1955, and then went on to become one of the founding fathers of UT Health Science Center, teaching 3rd year Radiology residents. He loved teaching and being a physician, and after 50 years of dedicated service, retired at the age of 76. Some of his accomplishments include Eagle Scout, Captain in the U.S. Army (WWII), member of the Lion's Club, long time member of Berachah Church, member of Chancellor's Fitness...
Dr. John Milton Phillips, age 91, passed away Monday, November 1, 2010. John was born in New London, CT on February 10, 1919. He married Sylvia Phillips in 1945, which began a 64 year union. John began work at Hermann Hospital in 1955, and then went on to become one of the founding fathers of UT Health Science Center, teaching 3rd year Radiology residents. He loved teaching and being a physician, and after 50 years of dedicated service, retired at the age of 76. Some of his accomplishments include Eagle Scout, Captain in the U.S. Army (WWII), member of the Lion's Club, long time member of Berachah Church, member of Chancellor's Fitness Center, and ballroom dance enthusiast. He was dedicated to his family evidenced by attending every school production, sporting event, and life milestone in his children's and grandchildren's lives. John's generosity knew no bounds and he was a tireless contributor to far too many charities to list. He will be greatly missed by family, friends, students, and whoever had the pleasure to know him or to be helped by him.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Sylvia J. Phillips. John is survived by his sons, Michael Phillips and his wife Kathy, and Christopher Phillips; daughters, Robin Robichau and her husband Glenn, and Laura Phillips; grandchildren, Scott, Jennifer, and Kimberly Phillips, Jeff, Kelly, Keith, and Mark Robichau, Brandi and Shawn Phillips, Hannah and Madelyn Shikh-Salim; and great-grandchildren, Allison and Kamryn Robichau.

A Memorial Service honoring John's life will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 3, 2010, at Earthman Bellaire Funeral Home, 6700 Ferris.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Child Evangelist Fellowship of NEGA, P.O. Box 1574, Toccoa, GA 30577 in memory of Dr. John M. Phillips.

"To the family of Dr. Phillips, I extend my deepest sympathy. I have lost my mother and father this year, so I understand. John was one of my favorite..." Joel Dunnington (Missouri City, TX)

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