Beacher Phipps, 74, Anderson died May 4, 2017 at St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital after an extended illness.
He was born Aug. 25, 1942, in Monterey,Tenn. the son of Fate and Ella (Harris) Phipps.
He loved fishing, Anderson Speedway and his kids.
He was self-employed as a dry waller.
He is survived by his four children, Rodney (Cindy Gwin) Phipps, Rhonda (James) Jones, Tim (Kris) Phipps and Jacob (Tiffany Jent) Phipps; 12 grandchildren, Ashley, Justin, Brandon, Kyle, Brach, Matthew, Victoria, Olivia, Jeremiah, Isaiah, Savannah and Bentley; great-grandchildren, Angel, Mackenzie, Maci, Charity, Skylar and Eli; five siblings, Paul Phipps, Larry (Kathy) Phipps, Robert (Bertha) Phipps, Mil Ligon and Janet (Roger) Beaty; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Anna Phipps; sisters, Betty Ruth and Louise; brother, David; and granddaughter, Tabbitha Phipps.
Service will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service with the Rev. Loyce Webb officiating. Burial will follow in East Maplewood Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 1 until 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Post online condolences at www.rozelle-johnson.com.
Published on May 5, 2017