November 20, 2014
Cary Lane Phillips, age 57, of Carthage died on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst.
A funeral service will be held 3:00 PM Sunday at Fair Promise United Methodist Church, 192 Fair Promise Road, Goldston, NC 27252 with the Rev.Tony Baurichter officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service in the church fellowship hall and other times at the home of Bobby & Elmo Phillips.
A native of Chatham county he is the son of Bobby & Elmo Phillips of Bear Creek. He was a graduate of Sandhills Community College where he earned a degree in Landscaping and Horticulture. He had worked with American Landscapes since 1990. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was an active volunteer with "Back In The Woods Again"; an organization started by Jerome Davis for disabled sportsman.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife of 28 years, Joyce Scott Phillips; one son, Nathan Phillips of Greensboro; two brothers, Landis Phillips & wife, Donna of Sanford and Neal Phillips & wife Tracey of Bear Creek; two sisters, Martha Whisnand & husband, Jon of Dillon, SC and Joy Barbour & husband, Dannie of Butner.
Memorials may be made to Fair Promise United Methodist Church, 567 River Road, Robbins, NC 27325; FirstHealth Hospice Foundation, 150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374, or Back In The Woods Again, 1519 Winfred Brady Rd., Bennett, NC 27208.
Fry and Prickett Funeral Home in Carthage is serving the Phillips family.