Southern, Phillip Dale

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Phillip Dale Southern, 68, of Newport, died on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at his home. He was born in Montgomery County, Va., on September 20, 1946, to the late Henry Blair and Juanita Price Southern. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Williams Southern.

He is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law, Robin S. and Eddie Hypes of Newport, and Debra and Rod Ramos of Roanoke; son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth Dale Southern and Denise Phillips of Pearisburg; grandchildren, Brandon Phillip Harvey and Selena, Briana Inez Ramos, and Micah David Ramos; special sisters-in-law, Peggy Lois Williams of Newport, Helen Renee Whitt and husband, Dewey, of Glen Lyn, and Trina Gail Williams of Hillsville; sisters and brothers-in-law, Judy Brusseau of Ellett, Darlene and Clarence Vaden of Mt. Tabor, and Wanda and Rob Geske of Raleigh, N.C.; brother and sister-in-law, Larry and Betty Southern; and special friend, Billy Breen.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 27, 2015, in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel with the Minister Johnny Carter officiating. Interment will follow in the Newport Cemetery. Friends may call anytime after noon on Friday, June 26, 2015, and the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday evening at the McCoy Funeral Home, 150 Country Club Dr. SW, Blacksburg.