Phillip is originally from Franklin, Kentucky and is a licensed funeral director and embalmer. He is a 2005 graduate of Franklin-Simpson High School and attended Western Kentucky University before transferring to the John A. Gupton College where he graduated in 2011 with a degree in Mortuary Science and Funeral Service. Phillip has been employed by J.C. Kirby & Son Funeral Chapels & Crematory since October 2012 and works at the Lovers Lane Chapel. He is also a Warren County Deputy Coroner. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with friends and family, golfing, and vacationing. He attends both Living Hope Baptist Church and Glasgow Baptist Church.