Phillip Isaac Kennedy

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Phillip Isaac Kennedy, 73, of Robbins, passed on September 6, 2022, at Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.  

Phil worked in the textile industry for many years, he was also co-owner of Robbins Used Parts/Beck’s Junkyard. Phil loved spending time with his grandkids. He enjoyed growing tomatoes, panning for gold, fixing up old cars, catfishing, deep seas fishing and helping others.  Phil also enjoyed drag racing and participating in Demolition Derby’s. His children remember him as a hard worker and will cherish the blessing of knowing they could always depend on their Daddy.  Phil was born August 31, 1949, to the late Fred Eugene and Sallie Jane Kennedy.  He was preceded in death by wife, Rosemary; siblings: Fred Jr Kennedy, Elgin Kennedy, Lester Kennedy, Carl Kennedy, Hazel Kennedy, Faye Hackney-Lance, and Hannah Miller. 

Phil is survived by wife Phyllis Beck; daughters: Heidi Ann Baxter (Randy), Penny Lynn Kennedy, and Mindy Jo Kennedy Rouse (Jimmy); sister: Mary Lifford; grandchildren: Cindy Jordan, Tristian Rouse, Caleb Rouse, Casey Marks (Collin), Philip Baxter, Cara Rouse, and Allee Jo Kennedy; great-grandchildren: Matthew Hussey, Carley Hussey, Graylan Snodgrass, and Ellie Rouse.  

Graveside services will be held at 4:00 pm Sunday, September 11, 2022 at Waddell’s Memorial Chapel (7932 Howard Mill Rd, Bennett, NC 27208), with Dr. Kenneth McNeill officiating.  

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made for final expenses to Kennedy Funeral Home, P.O. Box 307 Carthage, NC 28327.  

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  1. My deepest sympathy to the entire family, and his friends, for your loss.

    Even though I had only known Phil for a couple of years, he shared so much of his wisdom in our conversations, and I will always be grateful to have known him.

    He will be missed!


  2. I’m so saddened to hear this sad news! Phil was a wonderful man whom I will remember forever! Thank you for loving me like one of your daughters! Praying for your precious family

    • He really did love you as though you were his own. I’m so great full to have you as a sister. I love you so much!

  3. So very sorry for your loss. Prayers for God’s peace to surround and sustain you all during this period of grief.

  4. Prayers for the family , Phil you and I had some fun times at Rockingham.. you will be missed by many.. Love and Hugs..Fly High………….

  5. Our deepest condolences, thoughts and prayers are with Phil’s family (Heidi, Penny, and Mindy). 🤟🏻 Love, The Kennedy Family

  6. He really did love you as though you were his own. I’m so great full to have you as a sister. I love you so much! Sandy Maness Brady 😭

  7. I knew you for several years.. Nearly not long enough.. You were always nice to me..A man with a good heart by what I seen.. You raised a amazing daughter and she has a beautiful teenager..
    ( Penny & Allie).. Which I consider
    my best friends.. Love them with
    all my heart 💓.. Sorry for your
    loss… Prayers for you & the family..

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