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Jimmy Wayne Phillips, 68, of Salisbury, went to be with his heavenly Father Dec. 15, 2010, at Rowan Regional Medical Center.
Jimmy was born Dec. 13, 1942, in Lumberton, a son of the late Horace H. and Cornelia Smith Phillips. Jimmy was educated in the Robeson County School System and attended East Carolina University.
Jimmy worked for and retired from Flour-Daniel Construction Company as a Millwright after 25 years of service. Jimmy and his wife, Shelvia, attended High Rock Community Church.
Jimmy is survived by his wife, Shelvia Cannon Phillips, whom he married Feb. 17, 1983; son Kent McKee of Virginia; daughters Melanie and Shannon McKee of Lumberton; stepchildren Terry Bunn and Sharron Christy of Kannapolis, Timothy Bunn of Monroe and Lisa Pepper of Salisbury; sister Iris Phillips of Lumberton; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Service: A Memorial Service will be held Friday, Dec. 24 at 11 a.m. at High Rock Community Church, conducted by Rev. Ray Johnson, pastor.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to High Rock Community Church, 7800 Bringle Ferry Road, Salisbury, NC 28146.
Carolina Cremation (formerly Evergreen Cremation Services) of Salisbury, NC is assisting the Phillips family. Online condolences may be made at www.mycarolinacremation.com.