Derek Aldous Phillips, 44, husband of Japonica Davis Phillips and son of Johnny Phillips and Jaylinda E. Phillips was born on Sept. 5, 1973 in Killeen, Texas. He departed this life on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018 at Palmetto Health Richland in Columbia.

Family will be receiving friends at the home of his sister-in-law, 380 Thoroughbred Way, Eligin, SC 29045 starting Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 from 3 to 7 p.m. daily.

Job's Mortuary Inc., 312 South Main St., Sumter, is in charge of arrangements.