After graduation Phillip served in the U.S. Marine Corps in the early 1960's. He married Jackie Melsheimer (Class of 1959) and with that union they had three children. Phillip retired from U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Waterways Experiment Station (WES) in 1997, where he was an Operations Research Analyst. He worked for a consultant firm in Vicksburg until 2005 when he took another job and moved to Anniston, AL. Phillip has a BS in Mathematics and an MS in Computer Science. He is presently working as an emergency planner and a homeland security specialist. He purchased a home in Weaver, AL and has enjoyed this beautiful area by going camping, hiking, canoeing, and bike riding. Phillip has also been blessed with 6 grandchildren.
Phillips resides in Weaver, AL.