James Hugh "Jim" Phillips
1929 — 2022
James Hugh "Jim" Phillips died at his home on September 20, 2022. Born in Calhoun, GA on July 31, 1929 to the late J.W. and Lillie Henry Phillips, Jim was the youngest of eight children and the only boy. He graduated from Calhoun High School in 1946 and went on to attend Emory at Oxford and finish his undergraduate degree at the University of Georgia. After graduation Jim joined the Air Force and was stationed in Germany as part of the occupational forces where he edited the military newspaper and taught history and current events to fellow soldiers. Upon receiving an honorable discharge, Jim returned home and began his legal studies at Vanderbilt and later received his law degree from...