Phillip “Phil” Wilhoit, 65, of Chuckey, passed away Thursday, October 29, 2020 at his home.\n \nPhil was a devoted husband, father, and family man who enjoyed farming. \n \nHe is survived by his wife of 37 years, Pat Wilhoit; children and their spouses: Kim “Kritter” and Jimmy Malone, Curt Wilhoit and Krista Bowman, Ted and Kim Wilhoit, Danielle Nicole and Pastor Bradley Seaton; 7 grandchildren: Teddy and Amber Wilhoit, Shainah Wilhoit, Shyanne Wilhoit, Jacob Malone, Ricky Malone, Veronica Wilhoit, and David Seaton; 1 great-grandson, Sebastian Wilhoit; 3 step-brothers: Ted Seaton, Dennis Seaton, and Wayland Seaton; 2 step-sisters: Elizabeth Jones, and Peggy Keller; nieces and nephews: Sam Wilhoit, Simon Wilhoit, Holly Giampietro, Jason Kilday, and Kristi Rader; several cousins; special aunts: Betty Anderson of FL, and Aunt George of Greeneville; special friends: Jerry Gillam, Larry White, and many others, including his co-workers at Century Link, David and Pat Hensley, Clifford Williams, Lanny Love, and Gene Mott.\n \nHe was preceded in death by his parents: Samuel “Sam” Wilhoit, and JoAnn Wilhoit-Seaton; brother, Wayne Wilhoit; step-sister, Janice Covington.\n \nPhil attended Crossroads Cowboy Church. He loved testifying of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. His favorite quote was taken from his Pastor Tim Goss, “It will be alright, just pray about it.” He was retired from CenturyLink after 30+ years. He was the owner of Signs Plus and Still Waters Antiques. He enjoyed volunteering with the 2nd Harvest Food Bank of Northeast TN.\n \nHe was a US Army Veteran, and a member of American Legion Post 64.\n \nThe family would like to extend a special thank you to Amedisys Hospice.\n \nThe family will receive friends Sunday, November 1, 2020 from 1-4pm at Jeffers Funeral Service Downtown. The funeral service will follow visitation at 4PM in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Tim Goss and Pastor Bradley Seaton officiating. The graveside service will be held Friday, November 6, 2020 at 10AM at Mt. Home VA National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to Free Will Baptist Family Ministries Children’s Home, c/o Heart Stone Ranch Equestrian Center, 90 Stanley Lane, Greeneville, TN 37743.\n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \nTo send a flower arrangement or to plant trees in memory of \nPhillip "Phil" Wilhoit, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.