Myron “Mike” Phillips
Myron “Mike” Phillips, 94, of Crescent, GA passed away after a short illness on November 23, 2022. He was born in Vidalia, GA of Curtis M. and Ora Daniels Phillips on June 10, 1928 and moved with his family to Jesup as a child.
He served in the Army as an MP at Camp Stewart, GA during the Korean War. He co-owned and operated Wayne Milling Company, until moving to Crescent in 1967 when he began shrimping. After years in the shrimping industry, Myron built Phillips Seafood, then Pelican Point Restaurant and operated it for 30 years. After retirement, his life revolved around sharing stories with family and friends, and University of Georgia Football.
Myron is survived by his three children and a son-in-law, Charlie Phillips of Crescent, Gail Phillips of Pine Harbor, and Susan Phillips and husband Steve Branham of Longboat Key, FL. He taught his children many lessons in life, most notably – a love for Coastal Georgia and her waterways. He was pre-deceased by 2 brothers, Curtis and Harley and a sister, Laverne.
His wishes were to be cremated with a private memorial service. A celebration of life will be announced as details are confirmed.