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J. Caesar Phillips
J. Caesar Phillips, 99 passed away on Saturday March 17, 2012 at his home surrounded by his daughter, son and special caregiver.
Funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday March 20, 2012 at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church with the Rev. James Stalnaker and the Rev. Clarence Garner officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Caesar was born March 22, 1912 in the Prosperity area of Moore County to the late Brad and Flossie Phillips. He was raised in Bennett. He was a graduate of Appalachian State Teachers College and UNC-Greensboro. He had a 42 year career as an educator in Chatham, Randolph and Moore County, including 29 years as principal of Westmoore School. He was a member of Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church and taught the men's Sunday School class for 47 years.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Edith; a brother Henry Clay Phillips and sisters; Marguerite Jones; Clara Mae Cain and Ovilia Lytle.
Surviving are his daughter; Gloria of the home and a son Julius and wife Linda of Chapel Hill; sisters India Craven of Ramseur, Elizabeth Poole of Asheboro and Allena Phillips of Siler City.
The family would like to thank his caregiver Jennifer Hussey and First Health Hospice for the care they provided their father.
Family will receive friends from 6-8 PM on Monday March 19, 2012 at Kennedy Funeral Home in Robbins
In lieu of flowers memorial may be made to the Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, 1535 North Moore Rd. Robbins, NC 27325 or First Health Hospice, 150 Applecross Rd. Pinehurst, NC 28374
Kennedy Funeral Home is assisting the Phillips family
On line condolence may be made to www. PinesFunerals.com

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  1. We have lost a Great Person who was loved by all, especially those that were his students at Westmoore School. Our Prayers are with the Family during this time of sorrow. He will be missed.

  2. To Gloria and Julius: Your father’s curiosity, love for Upper Moore County, knowledge of its history, and specifically for Westmoore School and community were remarkable, and they remained with him throughout his long and special life.
    Only a few m

  3. Dear Phillips family, I am deeply sorry for your loss. I would like to share an encouraging word from God’s word the Bible found at John 5:28-29. It reads:"Do not marvel at this because the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will

  4. I always looked forward to Thursday breakfast with Caesar and his friends.He was such a joy to listen to I will always have fond memories of him and Jennifer and the fellas.

  5. Many wonderful memories when I was a child growing up in the church. Oh the stories he could tell. He was his own story book that you could listen to for hours. Thank you and God Bless!

  6. To: Gloria and Julius
    Gremlins crept into my message last night. May I submit directly to you a corrected version? It should have read,
    To Gloria and Julius: Your father’s curiosity, love for Upper Moore County, knowledge of its history, and sp

  7. I am so sorry for your loss. We have lost a very good person. He was outstanding in all he did and a real blessing to the students at Westmoore School.

  8. What a great Christian man Caesar was! He was one of the corner stones at Pleasant Hill Methodist when I was a child growing up there. He was full of love to people and always remembered everyone!

  9. Dear Gloria and Boo,
    Your family has meant so much to me and all my family all my life. Your Dad was such a wonderful Christian example for the whole community. I will never forget that he wrote a letter of recommendaiton for me when I was applying

  10. Dear J. CEASAR PHILLIPS Family,

    Having read about the loss of your loved one, I wanted to write to convey my condolences to you and your family. We have all loss loved ones to the enemy death and can, therefore, sympathize with your sorrow.

  11. i think this is one of the most important tihgns to remember about creativity: that they are as much for others as they are for us. that because they are inherently a production, an expression of our souls, they bring those same emotions, touch hearts in

  12. i think this is one of the most important tihgns to remember about creativity: that they are as much for others as they are for us. that because they are inherently a production, an expression of our souls, they bring those same emotions, touch hearts in

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