Phillip W. “Phil” Eason, age 60, of Whitesburg passed away Monday, January 6, 2014. He was born November 4, 1953 in Whitesburg, Georgia, to the late Mr. Troy Ashmore and Ms. Velma Eason. 

He attended Rotherwood First Congregational Methodist Church. He enjoyed raising his game roosters and also loved music, especially bluegrass in which he sang and played. 

Besides his parents, preceding him in death are a sister, Doris Crawford; brother, Larry Eason; brother-in-law, Harold Musick; and nephew, Ricky Musick. 

Survivors include his loving wife, Donna Jones Eason of Whitesburg; his boys, Randall Wright of Carrollton, Ronald Wright of Whitesburg and Robbie Wright of Whitesburg; brothers, Freddie Eason of Carrollton and Jerry Eason (Wanda) of Carrollton; father and mother-in-law, Horace and Ferrell Jones of Whitesburg; and multiple nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, January 9, 2014, at 11 a.m. from Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel with Rev. Jimmy Smith and Rev. Keith Jiles officiating. Interment will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Scott Musick, Jason Musick, Jamie Musick, Adam Musick, Jonathan Musick, and Dustin Musick. 

The family will receive friends Wednesday, January 8, 2014, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel.

Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at

Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel of Carrollton.