Thomas William Phillips
April 26, 1951 ~ June 16, 2016
Born in: Newark, NJ
Resided in: Lawrenceville, GA
Thomas William Phillips, age 65, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Thursday, June 16, 2016. He is survived by his wife, Rosemarie Phillips and children, Thomas K. Phillips and wife Nee-Nee of Bedminster, New Jersey; Araina Phillips of Madison, New Jersey; Tamyra Phillips Bing and husband Patrick; Samantha A. Phillips of Lawrenceville, GA; six grandchildren Naki, Kabel, Jaden, Aniya, Tatiana, Patrick Jr., Brother Albert Phillips and sister Vivian Bratmeyer, mother Frances and husband William Downing. He has several nieces and nephews Albert Jr., Terrance, Shakira Phillips, Aisha, and Mark Bridges all of whom he loved. Thomas retired from the United States Postal Service in Newark, New Jersey with 30 years of service. He also worked part-time 15 years at the NJ Racetrack/ Meadowlands Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey. He attended catholic school in his earlier grade school years and graduated from Barringer High School in Newark, New Jersey. Tom was a loving son, brother, and husband to his wife, Rosemarie ‘Ro’; a wonderful father and role model to his children always making them his first priority. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, June 24, 2016 at Wages and Sons Gwinnett Chapel. The family will receive friends on Thursday, June 23, 2016 from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at Wages and Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 30046, 770-277-4550. Online condolences can be expressed at www.wagesandsons.com
My deepest sympathy to the Phillips/Bing family. There are so many memories I have of my uncle Tommy. I vividly remember when I was a kid probably about 9 or 10, he was the mailman where I lived. Every time he came to the projects to deliver the mail, all the kids were wondering how I knew him. I always proudly said, “he’s my uncle!” He once paid me 5 dollars for the week I watched he and my aunt Rosie’s dog (Sha No) when they when on vacation…….that was a a lot of money in the 70’s. He was my hero when I was kid…….I’ll miss him dearly. God, you have a good man in heaven now. RIP Uncle Tommy! Love you man.
My uncle Tommy was an amazing man. I remember as a kid how I would call my aunt Rosie every weekend to try and come over. Most times my Uncle Tommy was working when I got over there, but as soon as he saw me he would say hey what are you doing here and give me big hug and kiss. I’d have a big smile and say hey Uncle Tommy. I knew as a kid that he was a great father. I knew that if he had big hugs and kisses for his niece that he had even bigger hugs and kisses for my cousins. He was an amazing uncle. I will never forget him. I love you Uncle Tommy I know you are giving out big hugs and kisses in heaven. Rest in peace.
Thank you Dad for showing me that you loved And adored me since the day I was born. I take pride in my name because you insisted on naming me at the hospital. I always admired how you worked so hard for your family And never complained about being tired. Thank you for always being there when I needed someone to talk to. I cant believe you are gone. You will always love you Dad and i know that you are smiling down from heaven. I will make you Proud until we meet again. I love you Dad And i miss you.
Thanks for all of the good times and laughs. I will never forget that quiet spirit. No amount of words can express how you will be missed. I can remember when we were kids and all of the fun we had. I can remember this story of Tommy Cat sitting outside dressed in some shorts, a dress shirt and tie and how everyone that walked pass would say how cute you were and you would just smile. Each time the story was told it was funnier. You will be truly missed, but your spirit will always be with us. Rest in eternal peace
sorry for your loss. great memories of tommy at the meadowlands racetrack in nj we had a lot of good times . he will be missed . all the love from the guys from the track . go with GOD my friend . all the love to family.R.I.P. my friend from security. rubin.