Phillip Patton Ervin, 50, died Sunday, June 24, 2012 at Baptist Hospital in Collierville, Tenn.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at Sturgis Baptist Church in Sturgis with Rev. Russell Mord officiating.
Burial will follow at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at Welch Funeral Home in Starkville.
Welch Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Ervin was a corporate accountant for International Paper and a member of Bellevue Baptist Church. Mr. Ervin was a graduate of East Mississippi Junior College, where he was on a baseball scholarship and he attended Mississippi State University and was an honors graduate from Christian Brothers University in Memphis, Tenn. He was a loving person who loved his family. He was very passionate about music and collected guitars.
He is survived by his daughter, Jaime Nichole Maskill (Michael) of Fairhope, Ala.; fiancé Denise Walls of Germantown, Tenn; grandchildren, Peyton and Parker Reese Maskill, both of Fairhope, Ala.; mother, Minnie Lee Ervin of Sturgis; sister, Barbara Jackman (Norris) of Chelsea, Ala.; brothers, Thomas H. Ervin, III of Sturgis, and Don Ervin (DiAnn) of Midland, Texas; and four nephews.
Memorial donations can be made to Sturgis Baptist Church.
You can go online and sign the guest register at: www.welchfuneralhomes.com .