Burleson D. Philips, Jr. 89 of Columbus, GA died Wednesday, March 15, 2017, peacefully at Gentiva Hospice. Visitation will be held Friday, March 24, 2017, from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM at Cedar Springs Baptist Church, Hooks, Texas. Services to celebrate his life will also be held on Friday at 12:00 at Cedar Springs Baptist Church-Hooks, Texas, Rev. Oliver W. Lomax, Eulogist. Burial with military honors to salute his military services will follow at Cedar Springs Cemetery.