Phillips hangs up his dancing shoes after  60 years Phillips hangs up his dancing shoes after  60 years
Billy Phillips said his final goodbyes to friends and families during a special celebration following the Chester Cotillion’s formal dance Feb. 24. Phillips taught... Phillips hangs up his dancing shoes after  60 years

Billy Phillips said his final goodbyes to friends and families during a special celebration following the Chester Cotillion’s formal dance Feb. 24. Phillips taught thousands of seventh- and eighth-graders ballroom dance skills and etiquette over his 60-year career. Pictured from left are Joanna Kunz (the Phillipses’ daughter) Billy Phillips, Toni Phillips and Miller Kunz (son of Kunz, grandson of the Phillipses).