Farming Rural 04

Roger Lee Phillips

November 9, 1942 ~ November 26, 2020 (age 78)


Roger Lee Phillips, 78, of Bear Creek, passed away on Thursday, November 26, 2020 at his home. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 29, 2020 at Fair Promise U.M.C.  with Rev. Tom Halberg presiding. The viewing room at Joyce-Brady Chapel will be open on Saturday from 12:00 pm-5:00 pm for those wishing to pay their respects.


Roger was born in Chatham County on November 9, 1942 to Dabney Mack Phillips and Mamie Lambert Phillips, who preceded him in death. He served in the U.S. Army National Guard and was a lifelong dairy farmer. Roger was a faithful member of Fair Promise U.M.C. where he taught Sunday School for many years. He loved playing bluegrass and gospel music on his guitar with his musician friends and tinkering with his antique John Deere tractors.

He is survived by his brother, Roland M. Phillips (Carolyn); niece, Angela Hughes (Chris); nephew, Mack Phillips (Alyce); great-nieces, Cameron Hughes, Taylor Hughes and Janie Mack Phillips; great-nephews, Jackson Hughes and Murphy Phillips, all of Bear Creek and a host of family and friends.

Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to Fair Promise U.M.C., c/o Carmen Hussey, 372 N. Howard Mill Rd., Robbins, NC 27325.

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Graveside Service
November 29, 2020

2:00 PM
Fair Promise United Methodist Church
192 Glendon-Carthage Road
Goldston, NC 27252


Fair Promise UMC c/o Carmen Hussey
372 N. Howard Mill Rd., Robbins NC 27325

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