John G. Phillips III, 79, passed away Feb. 27 in Encino. He was born Aug. 11, 1936 in Highland Park, Michigan, to the late Gordon and Caroline Phillips. On Nov. 9, 1988, he married Martha Apodaca in Santa Fe. John served in the U.S. Navy. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Douglas Phillips. John is survived by his wife, Martha Phillips of Encino, as well as numerous cousins. A Rosary will be recited April 2 at 10:30 a.m. with a Celebration of Mass to follow at 11 a.m., at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Encino. Arrangements were entrusted to Harris-Hanlon Mortuary.