Tyrone A. “Ty” Phillips, 77, died Sunday, December 10, 2017 at his home.

Friends may call from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16 at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 18 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Number Nine Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or to Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Dr. Renuka Iyer’s Duodenal Cancer Research, Elm & Carlton Streets, Buffalo, N.Y. 14263.

Ty was retired from the Yates County Sheriff’s Department. He was a driver for the Amish and Mennonite Communities. He was the former owner of Phillips Construction, Clifton Springs; and had formerly worked for Hartmann Metal Fabricating in Victor.

Ty was a member of the NRA and the North American Hunting Club. He enjoyed both hunting and fishing.

Ty is survived by his wife, Audrey “Jeanne” Phillips; two sons, Robert (Jeanne Marie) Phillips and Charles (Jean) Phillips; one daughter, Regina (Ronald) Lewis; two grandsons, Joshua and Kyle; two great- grandchildren; two brothers, Glenn (Pat) Phillips and Walter (Delores) Phillips; one sister, Bonnie (Bill) Furkin; and several nieces and nephews.

Please visit www.kenperkinsfuneralhome.com to send a message of condolence to the Phillips family.