Gene L. Phillips – age 82 of Fenton, went to be with the Lord, surrounded by his family at home on Friday, May 22, 2020. Mass of the Resurrection was held privately at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, on Wednesday, May 27th, 2020. Burial took place at St. John's Catholic Cemetery. Preceded in death by his wife of nearly 60 years, Rosemary A. Phillips (December 2017) and his three brothers. Gene is survived by his daughters, Kathy Milhizer and Donna Phillips; his son, David (Kim) Phillips; grandchildren, Steven Houck, Scott (Shelby) Ruggles, Angela (Thomas) Norris, Courtney (Ted) Palen, Lauren and David (Chelsea) Phillips II; great-grandchildren, Logan, Lainey, Brooks, and Isaac; sisters-in-law, Marian (the late Wilfred) Linden, Joan Linden, and the late brother-in-law, Helmut Linden. In Lieu of flowers, donations to St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 600 N. Adelaide St., Fenton, and American Heart Association 24445 Northwestern Hwy - Suite 100 Southfield, 48075. For further information, phone Lynch & Sons, Milford at 248.684.6645 or visit www.LynchFuneralDirectors.com.