Roy Carson Phillips, age 63 of Carthage died Thursday at Hospice Haven in Richmond County.


Funeral services will be 4:00 PM Sunday at First Baptist Church in Robbins conducted by the Rev. Kenneth McNeill and the Rev. Ernest Farrell. Burial will follow in Flint Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.


A native of Moore County he was a son of the late Eli Carson Phillips and Bertie Phillips Baird. He was a graduate of North Moore High School where he played varsity baseball and football, winning several baseball championships. A loyal alumnus he was recognized for his dedication to the North Moore football team where he pulled chains for over 30 years. He also  was a loyal member,  former deacon and Layman of the Year at First Baptist Church of Robbins. He also volunteered for many Habitat for Humanity projects through his church ministries.


He was a former co-owner of R & R Phillips Enterprises Furniture Manufacturing, and Sandhills Nautilus Family Fitness of Robbins. He also worked for several years at Wrights Furniture in Staley, NC.


He is survived by: his wife of 43 years Pam Wallace Phillips; daughters Amy Phillips and husband Jason of High Falls, Carli Phillips Steed and husband Justin of Pinehurst; sisters Rogerlin Wright of Coleridge, Cynthia Brewer of High Falls, Brenda Spinks of Robbins; brothers Larry Phillips of Robbins and Hoyt Phillips of Greensboro; one grandson Vince Larsen; one step grandson Caleb Phillips.


The family will receive friends at Kennedy Funeral Home from 6:00 - 8:00 PM Saturday and other times at the home.


Memorials may be made to: Richmond County Hospice, 1119 N. US Highway 1, Rockingham, NC 28379, or to the Alzheimers Association,


Kennedy Funeral Home of Robbins is serving the Phillips family.



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  1. Pam and Family,

    I wish to express my heartfelt sympathy to all of you in the loss of your precious Roy. May the years you shared and the precious memories made be a source of comfort during this time. He certainly loved his family and was loved by a

  2. Pam and family. My heart goes out to you. You are all in my thoughts and prayers during this time. Please know I will always love you Pam and I will be here for you. I am just a phone call away.

  3. To All of Roy’s Family,

    I just want you all to know what a blessing it was to have been able to call Roy my friend. A friend like Roy is a true in a person’s life, and I know Roy’s friendship was a blessing to so many people. If you were one of Roy’

  4. Our friend is gone and what a friend he was indeed. Always a happy soul with greeting of joy and love to all who knew him. Rest in peace Roy cause peace is what I think of when you are on my mind. You always greeted me with a big smile and love, I’ll miss

  5. Pam and Family,

    I am so sorry for your loss. Please try and remember the good times. You and your family are in my prayers. You have a fantastic mother, she will help you through these difficul times.

  6. Mrs. Phillips, I just want to say that you have my deepest sympathy. You and your family are in my prayers. You have been a perfect example of faithfulness and dedication to your husband. A big hug & kiss to you and your family.

    Love you,

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