John Randall Phillips was born July 6, 1961 in San Pedro. He moved to Templeton from Lomita, when he was 6. John graduated from Templeton High School in 1979. He had a fun filled life with all of his friends and family. He worked hard and played hard. He never spoke poorly of anyone and loved his life no matter what crossed his path. John will always be special and loved. He is survived by his daughter, Jody Phillips; his mother, Bobbie Phillips; brother and sister-in-law, Gary and Terrie Phillips; sister and brother-in-law, Gina and Ross Stone; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins; his dear friend, Cara Gibbons; and his dog, Cole. John was preceded in death by his father, Lew Phillips, Jr. Graveside services will be held Friday, April 27, 2018, at 10 a.m. at Paso Robles District Cemetery. Arrangements under the direction of Kuehl-Nicolay Funeral Home.