James David Phillips, age 83, of Columbia, passed away September 14, 2016 at Ashland Healthcare. James was born November 28, 1932 in Columbia, the son of William and Sallie Hubbard Phillips.

He was a farmer all of his life.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at Robinson Funeral Home in Ashland. Visitation will be held from 12:30 to 1:00 p.m.

Burial will follow in Little Bonne Femme Cemetery in Columbia.

Survivors include eight nieces and nephews, great nieces, great nephews and many great friends.

He is preceded in death by one brother and four sisters.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Englewood Clubhouse.