Donald Ray Phillips, age 76 of Glendon died Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.

A native of Moore County he was a son of the late Henry and Alice Watkins Phillips. Don graduated from Highfalls School and served our country in the US Army during the Vietnam era. He built houses in the early 1970’s and then worked in textiles for several years at Milliken Mills in Robbins and Proctor Silex in Southern Pines. He was a loving husband and father. He enjoyed  horseback riding, hunting, fishing and spending time at the beach with his family. He was well known among Beaglers as a Field Trial Champion. He trained and raced AKC registered Beagles and over the years won 20-25 championships.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years Jewelene McNeill Phillips; son Bryan Phillips and wife Michelle of Carthage; sister Ruth Sapp Stamey (Joel) and Gail Meeks (Hal) ; brothers Leon Phillips (Gwen) and Tommy Phillips (Linda) all of Carthage; one grandson Layne Martindale; mother in law Louise Garner McNeill; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 3:00 PM Sunday at Glendon Independent Christian Church conducted by Pastor Brian Bean. Burial with military honors will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 1:00.

Memorials may be made to Glendon Independent Christian Church, 148 Glendon Church Road, Glendon, NC 27325.

Fry-Prickett Funeral Home is serving the Phillips family.

Online condolences may be made at


Visitation: November 8, 2020 1:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Glendon Independent Christian Church
148 Glendon Church Road
Glendon, NC 27325


Funeral Service: November 8, 2020 3:00 pm

Glendon Independent Christian Church
148 Glendon Church Road
Glendon, NC 27325


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  1. Jewelene and family I am so sorry to hear this sad news! My prayers will be with you in the days ahead! May God give you peace,comfort and strength in the days ahead! Love you bunches Jewelene ❤️🙏🏻

  2. Jewelene, Bryan, Michelle, & Layne,

    Please know that the Maness Family has you all in our prayers. Praying for peace and comfort in the days to come.

  3. Jewelene,
    I was so sorry to hear about Donald. I know you’re going to miss him. He was a good and decent man and grandpa. My prayers are with you and Bryan.

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