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Randall G. Phillips, 79, Taylor County, KY (1940-2020)

He was a retired Taylor County Court Clerk after 29 years of service under four governors. He loved golfing and anything "UK". He also enjoyed playing cards, spoiling his grandchildren and was known for being a staunch Republican.

Randall G. Phillips of Campbellsville, KY died February 9, 2020 at age 79.

Funeral services will be at 10amCT/11amET Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Dr. Dwayne Norman. Visitation will be from 4-8 Tuesday. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery.

He was the son of the late Joseph F. Phillips and Maxine Gribbins Phillips, born July 20, 1940, in Taylor County, Kentucky.

He served his country honorably in the Kentucky National Guard.

Randall professed faith in Christ and was a member of Campbellsville Baptist Church.

He was a graduate of the Bowling Green College of Commerce and was a long-standing member of Elk Horn Masonic Lodge #568 F&AM.

He was a retired Taylor County Court Clerk after twenty-nine years of service and had served under four governors. He was also former owner and operator of Southern Binding. He was known for being a staunch Republican.

Randall loved golfing and anything "UK". He also enjoyed playing cards and spoiling his grandchildren.

He united in marriage to Pat Kearnes October 10, 1964.

Besides his wife, Pat K. Phillips of Campbellsville, he is survived by one son and one daughter: Kevin Phillips and wife, Jamie of Campbellsville and Tracy Gibson and husband, Chip of Kansas City, Missouri; four grandsons: Mason Phillips and Aidan Phillips of Campbellsville, Jake Gibson of Louisville and Noah Gibson of Shelbyville; one sister-in-law, Geraldine Phillips; one niece, Jolene Kearnes of Florence and James Benningfield of Clarksville, Tennessee; special friend and caregiver, Joanie Bright of Campbellsville; and many other relatives and friends.

Randall was also preceded in death by a brother, Darrell Phillips, October 31, 2017.

Expressions of sympathy may be donations to the Twelfth Man Club at Campbellsville University or Gideon Bibles and may be made at the funeral home.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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