James J. Phillips

James J. Phillips, 70, a longtime resident of Quaker Springs, passed away Monday, June 20, 2022 at Saratoga Hospital after a brief illness.

 

Born June 30, 1951 in Troy, NY he was the son of the late Martin and Sara Phillips.

 

James graduated from Schuylerville Central School in 1971.  He was a truck driver for over 40 years and had worked for Canada Dry, Agway, and Peckham.  He enjoyed spending time with his family, was a huge Elvis fan, and liked John Deere tractors.

 

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Carol Phillips; and his brother, Michael Phillips.

 

Survivors include his son, James Phillips (Amanda) of Clifton Park; his daughter, Sara Phillips of Schuylerville; his sister, Margaret Rosevear of Saratoga Springs; as well as several nieces and nephews.

 

A visitation will be held on Monday, June 27, 2022 from 4-7pm at Flynn Bros. Inc. Funeral Home, 13 Gates Ave. Ext., Schuylerville, NY 12871.  A celebration of his life will be held immediately following the visitation at 7pm at the American Legion on Clancy St., in Schuylerville.