Phillip “Mac” McPherson, age 56, of Copperas Cove, passed away on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Temple. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, August 7, 2021, at Viss Family Funeral Home, 1614 S. FM 116, Copperas Cove. Visitation will be on Friday, August 6, 2021, from 5-7 PM at the funeral home. Burial will be at 10:00 AM, Monday, August 9, 2021, at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen.
Phillip was born on June 16, 1965, in Kennett, Missouri to Sherman and Ann Adams McPherson. He graduated from Glenn Hills High School in Augusta, Georgia in 1983. After graduation, he joined the United States Army and served for four years. His time with the Army led him to Central Texas that quickly became his home. Phillip worked as a club manager in Killeen and Harker Heights for nearly 30 years until his illness kept him from doing what he loved. Phillip was an avid collector of Elvis memorabilia, comic books, collector of any John Wayne and Marilyn Monroe memorabilia, huge collection of American Indian “anything”. He also loved to read westerns and loved to draw.
Phillip was preceded in death by his father, Sherman Andrew McPherson.
Phillip is survived by his son, Malakai Phury McPherson; mother, Ann Maria McPherson; sister, Misty McPherson, and husband, Patrick Braxton; niece, Meshelle McPherson and great-niece and nephew, A’Nyah and A’Mari McPherson.
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