OBITUARY: Phillips ‘Phil’ Terry Adams


Phillips “Phil” Terry Adams was born on May 15, 1957, in Lebanon, Tennessee, and passed away on January 27, 2024, at the age of 66 due to natural causes.

Phil was preceded in death by his parents, Wilburn “Bill” and Frankye Adams, and brother Timothy Floyd.

Phil was a loving father and friend. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed cooking and trying new cuisines. He took pride in several of his collections, including watches, vinyl records, and elephant tchotchkes.

A graduate of Lebanon High School, he played several sports and went on to work for Texas Boot, Ajax Turner, and FedEx Supply Chain.

He had many hobbies throughout his life, including reading, gardening, bowling, and driving down country roads with the top down. He loved music and was always excited to share his latest discoveries and old favorites with everyone.

He will be missed and remembered by his daughters, Ashley, Annika, and Julia, as well as many siblings, nieces, nephews, and other family members and friends.

A visitation will be held at Partlow Funeral Chapel, 233 West Main Street, Lebanon, TN 37087 on Friday, February 2, from 12-1 pm, followed by a Celebration of Life nearby. PARTLOW FUNERAL CHAPEL (615) 444-7007 OBITUARY LINE (615) 444-7700.


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