Malcolm V. Phillips

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Malcolm V. Phillips

Malcolm V. Phillips, a warm, kind, loving soul was called home on Sunday, August 23, 2020 at the age of 81. Malcolm was preceded in death by the love of his life, Carol B. Phillips, with whom he was married for 57 years; and his parents Lena (Dulamone) Phillips and Malcolm Phillips. He was the son in law of the late Blanche G. Beatmann and Wilfred (Moose) Beatmann. He spent his last eight years enjoying life with Joy Gerlinger. He is the loving father of Timothy M. Phillips, Terrence P. Phillips and Jane P. Lopreore (Mario), and a loving grandfather to three amazing grandsons, Kori J. Lopreore, Kameron J. Lopreore and Malcolm L. Phillips. He is also survived by his brother Roy Phillips (Linda), sisters Doris Moran (the late Bob Moran) and Florence Puipuro (Dominick) and closest cousin Caroline Littlle (the late Charlie Little), Godfather to Donna L. Schultz and a host of nieces and nephews he loves dearly. Mr. Phillips was born and raised in New Orleans, attended Holy Cross High School, married and moved to the quaint little town of Arabi to raise his family. He migrated to Lacombe, built his wife her dream home, and enjoyed his final days there. He was the proud owner of Phil’s Barber Shop (1974) located on Cohn Street, New Orleans, a 25-year employee of Kaiser Aluminum, Chalmette and spent 15 years at Arrow Sysco, Harahan, before retiring. He is a true Southern Gentleman. He was a member of the Slidell Elks Lodge #2321, the St. John of the Cross Christian Singles Club and the Slidell Singles Club. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial visitation to be held at St. John of the Cross Catholic Church, 61030 Brier Lake Dr., Lacombe, LA on Friday, September 11, 2020 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. A private memorial mass will begin at 11 a.m. Due to the family’s wish to suppress the spread of the COVID-19 virus and respecting the Church’s requirements face masks and social distancing are required. Please visit www.honakerforestlawn.com to sign guestbook.

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