Pastor Herman Ray Phillips Sr.

pastor herman phillips

November 11, 1938 ~ October 20, 2022

Born in: Cameron, NC
Resided in: Carthage, NC

Herman Ray Phillips, age 83, of Carthage passed away on Thursday, October, 20, 2022 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.

A graveside service was held 11:00 am on Sunday, October 23, 2022 at Cameron Cemetery

A memorial service will be 5:00 pm Friday, November 11, 2022 at A New Beginning Assembly of God with Pastor Jane Andrews officiating.   

A native of Moore County, he was the son of the late Hubert Lee Phillips and Alethea Moore Phillips.  Herman served his country for 22 years in the US Army Military Police.  He earned a Criminal Justice Degree from the University of Omaha and a Masters Degree in Counseling from Campbell University.  Herman served 32 years in the Army of the Lord as Pastor of Lighthouse Assembly of God and was currently serving as Assistant Pastor at A New Beginning Assembly of God.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Stacey Phillips and eight siblings.

Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Margaret Swaggerty Phillips; a daughter, Alyson Campbell (Darrell); a son, Herman Ray Phillips, Jr. (Angie); two sisters, Mary Lou Jeffers of Sanford & Helen Comer of Mableton , GA; and one  brother, Bruce Phillips (Peggy) of Cameron;  grandchildren, Julianna, Sarah and Ian.

Memorials may be made to A New Beginning Assembly of God, 123 Causey Rd Lakeview, NC 28350 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is serving the family.


Graveside Service: October 23, 2022 11:00 am

Cameron Community Cemetery
NC Highway 24/27
Cameron, NC 28326

Memorial Service: November 11, 2022 5:00 pm

A New Beginning Assembly of God
123 Causey Rd
Lakeview, NC 28350

(910) 690-9063

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  1. I enjoy our talks and prayers. He was a true brother in Christ. I will never forget our short time of fellowship with each other. God BLESS the family and friends.

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