Scott M. Phillips, 52, of Watertown

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - The funeral service for Scott M. Phillips will be 1:00pm Friday, October 18th at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown.

Burial will be held at a date and time convenient to his family. Calling hours will precede the service at the funeral home beginning at 11:00am.

Scott passed away Tuesday, October 8th. He was 52 years old.

Born in Evans Mills November 26, 1966, Scott was a son of Vernon and Kaaren (Toutant) Phillips. Following his high school education in the Indian River School District he joined the United States Army where he worked as a mechanic.

Scott worked as a landscaper in South Carolina for many years. He enjoyed playing sports (namely basketball and soccer), and fixing 4-wheelers, snowmobiles & dirt-bikes.

Besides his father, Vernon, he is survived by his daughter, Traci Weir of Watertown; his brothers, David Smith of Natural Bridge, Vernon “Ted” Phillips of Rochester, Jack W. Phillips of Watertown, Timothy R. Phillips of Watertown; and numerous aunts & uncles.

Besides his mother, Kaaren, he is predeceased by 2 siblings, Loralee Smith, William Smith; a nephew, William Smith III, and a cousin, Greg.

Arrangements are with Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Inc.

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