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Phillip Lee Jones

Saturday, March 16, 2024
Phillip Lee Jones

Phillip Lee Jones passed away peacefully at Ochsner LSU Hospital on February 11, 2024.

He was born in Monterey, California, on August 16, 1947.

His father was stationed in Germany for seven years and then once retiring from the military, his family made their home in Minden. After graduating from high school, Phillip attended and graduated from Louisiana Tech University. He was also an avid LSU fan.

Phillip served our country in the Armed Forces of the United States in Vietnam as a medic and received honors for his service.

Phillip’s profession was a tax preparer where he dedicated his time and efforts to becoming a Master Tax Preparer and Enrolled Agent with a national tax service.

Phillip earned awards for excellent customer service. Phillip established rapport with his tax clients and put their interests first.

In his younger years, he umpired high school basketball games and Little League baseball teams on weekends in Dallas.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Rosamond Ray Jones and Louise Zeagler Jones.

Phillip is survived by his wife, Carole Jones; and his sisters, Rosie Gaston and Doris Copeland. Nieces are Theresa Peaker and Robin Brasher. Nephews are Kenny Peaker and Larry and Cindy Peaker. And he was entertained by his beloved pets.

A service to commemorate Phillip’s life will be officiated on March 19, 2024, by Dr. Joseph Fowler at the Northeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery located at 2413 Hwy. 425 in Rayville.

Flowers are welcome. Memorial donations may be made to Wounded Warrior Project.