Philip Erickson Sr., 81, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014.
Philip served during the Vietnam War and retired from the United States Army.
Survivors include his wife, Hazel Erickson; children, Paul Erickson and Philip Erickson Jr.; sister, Lillian Hill; and grandchildren, Paul, Jesse, Corey, Natalie, Jason, and Alexandra.
A graveside service will be held Friday, August 1, at 11 a.m. at Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, East, Athens, is in charge of arrangements.