Serving Whitman County since 1877

James A. "Jim" Phillips Jr.

July 6, 1933 - Jan. 30, 2024

James A. "Jim" Phillips Jr. passed away January 30, 2024, in Lacey, Washington. He was born July 6, 1933, to James and Emma Phillips in San Pedro, California.

Jim graduated from Lincoln High School 1953 in Tacoma, Washington, and earned a BA in Business from Pacific Lutheran University (1959). He served in the U.S. Navy, and married Ruth B. Sather (daughter of John and Ida Sather), on June 16, 1956, in LaCrosse, Washington. Professionally, he worked for the Boy Scouts of America (1959-1994) and Lewis County Public Health Department (1994-2000). He was a founding board member of Pope's Kids Pla...


Reader Comments(0)