Obituary of Phil Edward Brickey
Weber City – Phil Edward Brickey, 71 of Weber City, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at his residence following a battle with ALS. Born in Kingsport, he had lived most of his life in Weber City. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in both the Vietnam War (1st Calvary Division) and Desert Storm. Phil was retired from Eastman. He attended Holston View Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Charles and Ellen Peters; step-father, Edgar L. Quillen; uncles, Charles Peters, M. J. Peters and Con Peters; cousin, Mark Wood.
Phil is survived by his wife of 41 years, Patsy Morelock Brickey; mother, Nina Peters Quillen; step-son, Mark Gambrell; step-grandchildren, Garrett and Cheyenne Gambrell; god-children, Seth Rhoton and Cindy Rhoton; aunts and uncles, Alma and Eddie Martin, Winston and Ruby Peters and Gary and Mary Ann Poling; brother-in-law, Dale Morelock.
The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Monday, October 28, 2019 at Scott County Funeral Home.
A funeral service will follow at 7 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Wayne Hedrick officiating. Music will be provided by Gail Brown, Scott Darnell and Brenda Byrd.
A military graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday at Mtn Home National Cemetery with the American Legion Hammond Post #3/265 conducting the rites. Those wishing to attend are asked to meet at the cemetery at 1:45 p.m. Pallbearers will be Steve Clark, David Wood, Larry McMurray, Tim Gibson, Mack Bledsoe, Greg Peters, Mike Peters and Seth Rhoton. Honorary pallbearers will be Claude Bledsoe, Eddie Martin and Joe Davidson.
Carter-Trent/Scott County Funeral Home, Weber City is serving the Brickey family.