Philip McCaffrey Kernan, III

February 3, 1951 ~ April 2, 2021 (age 70)


Philip McCaffrey Kernan, III, 70, of Pittsburg passed away Friday, April 2, 2021 in a Tyler hospice.  A private memorial service for the family will be held at a later date.  Arrangements are under the direction of Erman Smith Funeral Home.

Mr. Kernan was born February 3, 1951 in Charlottesville, VA to Philip and Mary Ellen Norris Kernan, Jr.  He was a retired police officer.

He is survived by his wife, Gayla McBee Kernan; sons, James L. Kernan and partner, Amy and Brian P. Kernan and wife, Amanda; daughters, Brittney G. Lee and husband, Terrell (T.J.); sister, Kathleen Beyrau and husband, John; grandchildren, Adam Lee, Lilly Kernan, James Philip (J.P.) Kernan.

No formal visitation is scheduled.

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Family Directed Memorial Service

Direct Cremation

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