Roy Craig Phillips 71, of Jersey, Arkansas, formerly of Carlisle went home to be with the Lord on Monday, June 3, 2014. He was a painter by trade and enjoyed fishing, hunting, and drinking coffee on the front porch of his home, "Lazy Acres".

Roy was born April 29, 1943, in Prairie County, Arkansas. He was preceded in death by his parents, Othea and Berthia Phillips and siblings, Ola Putt, Wayne Phillips, and Joyce Ingle.

He is survived by his eight children, Roy Joe Phillips, Carolyn Wilson, Shawna Lenz, Bobby Douglas, Raymond (Kathy) Douglas, Robin (James) Wilson, Lori (Darrin) Purfaoy, Shannon (Lance) Hollis; siblings, Finus Phillips, Ruth Morgan, and Etta Edens; 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Roy was divorced from Vera Antrobus and Carolyn Phillips.

Visitation was Friday, June 6, 2014 from 6-8 p.m., at Westbrook Funeral Home in Hazen. Graveside services were 2 p.m., Saturday, June 7, at the Center Point Cemetery.