William W. Phillips, 69, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 17.
Beloved husband of Claudia (Butler) Phillips.
A resident of West Milford for the past 20 years, he moved here from Oakland. William was the owner and proprietor of Bills Tire and Auto of Emerson.
He was a 45-year member of the Oakland Elks and a member of the motorcycle club, Chosen Souls, of Oakland.
Surviving in addition to his wife are five children, David, (wife Kathy), Terese Neff (fiancé, Steve Turek), Stephen (wife, Dawn), Robert and Jenn Phillipa (fiance, Al Miller), one brother, Robert and two sisters, Laura and Donna Phillips. Ten grandchildren also survive.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Aug. 24, at 4 p.m. at the Oakland Elks.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.