Phillip Rodney Box

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Phillip Rodney Box, 59, of Denton passed peacefully at his home on Sunday, March 23, 2014.

Phillip was born on March 24, 1954, in Plainview, Texas, where he grew up and attended public schools. He later moved to Odessa, Texas, and worked for CSI, Inc., for over 10 years. He met his wife, Velinda Rene Long, while living in Odessa, and they were married on September 5, 1987. The couple relocated to Denton, Texas, where Phillip worked at Banctec, Inc., for 24 years in inventory control. Phillip loved music and could often be found playing guitar and singing songs in the front yard of his home.

Phillip is survived by his wife, Velinda Box of Denton; his mother, Ruby Margaret Shaffer of Roanoke, Texas; and his brother, Vernie Michael Janes of Loveland, Colorado.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, March 27, 2014, at DeBerry Funeral Directors in Denton from 6 - 8 p.m.

Funeral services will be held in the chapel of DeBerry Funeral Directors on Friday, March 28, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor C.M. Mosley of First Baptist Church of Haltom City officiating.

An interment will be held at Oakwood Cemetery in Comanche, Texas, on Saturday, March 29, 2014, at 2:00 p.m.

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