Constable Billy Phelps, left, and other officers of the court pledge allegiance to the American flag at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Harrison County Justice Court building in Gulfport in 2011. Phelps, a retired Harrison County constable, died on Monday, Dec. 19, 2016.
Constable Billy Phelps, left, and other officers of the court pledge allegiance to the American flag at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Harrison County Justice Court building in Gulfport in 2011. Phelps, a retired Harrison County constable, died on Monday, Dec. 19, 2016. Robin Fitzgerald Sun Herald File
Constable Billy Phelps, left, and other officers of the court pledge allegiance to the American flag at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Harrison County Justice Court building in Gulfport in 2011. Phelps, a retired Harrison County constable, died on Monday, Dec. 19, 2016. Robin Fitzgerald Sun Herald File

‘Uncle Billy’ Phelps loved the community, people he served

December 20, 2016 4:32 PM