Phillip Jonathan Hershberg, 42, native of Atlanta, born January 24, 1973, passed away on May 18, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents, Roslyn and Harold Hershberg. Phillip will be forever missed and loved for his sweet and sensitive soul. He attended Heritage Center, The Margaret Harris Center, and graduated from Dunwoody High School. Philip loved music, his second home at St. Simons Island, and hanging out with his best friends, John Hudson and Jay Hamby. He especially enjoyed eating the volcano sundae with his cousin Sherry. Survivors include his angel family: mother for 22 years, Miriam McKibben; sister, Kelly Hardin; brother, Jonathan McKibben; and father, Jim Willett – all of Stone Mountain; sister and brother, Marci and Steven Schrader; Phillip’s very special cousins, Sherry & Ike Habif, Joyce & Zale Smilack, and Frances Astren – all of Atlanta, Barbara Kraselsky of West Warwick, RI; and a large family of additional cousins. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Camp Big Heart, PO Box 870150, Stone Mountain, GA 30087 (678) 294-1916. A graveside service will be held 2:00 PM Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at Arlington Memorial Park, with Rabbi Laurence Rosenthal officiating. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care of Atlanta (770) 451-4999.
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