April 30, 2022, 89, Goldsboro –
Glenn Franklin Phillips, Sr. of 1314 Park Ave. A passed away Saturday, April 30, 2022 at Kitty Askins hospice center. Born in Siler City, North Carolina on February 21, 1933, he was the son of Robie Elon Phillips, Sr. and Alice Verna Hall Phillips. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Mary Joyce Leonard, his brother Robie Phillips, Jr. and his wife, Gladys Maples Phillips.
He was a small business owner of the Village Squire Men’s Shop in Siler City before coming to Wayne County to work as a general manager of Carolina Agri Systems. He was an active member of First Baptist Church Goldsboro where he served as Sunday school teacher, Deacon, and numerous committees. He cared deeply for people’s needs. He involved himself in local missions and even traveled to Mississippi to volunteer following hurricane Katrina.
His greatest love on this earth was his family. Glenn loved his parents and his siblings and was proud of all his nieces and nephews and their families. He was married to Gladys Maples Phillips for over 50 years and cared for her with great compassion during her last years. He was a devoted father who loved his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
He is survived by his children Glenn Franklin Phillips Jr. and his wife Allyson, Jerry Carlton Phillips and his wife Donna; Grandchildren: Joshua Glenn Phillips (Renee), Robert Wilson Phillips (Nickie), and Zachary Davis Phillips (Liza): Great-grandchildren: Landon Grey Phillips, Lottie Maples Phillips, Tillie Evelyn Phillips, and Callie Harper Phillips
A memorial service to celebrate his life and the promises of God will be Saturday, May 7, at 1:00 PM at the First Baptist Church in Goldsboro North Carolina with the Reverend Scott Thrailkill officiating. Visitation will follow in the church fellowship hall. In lieu of flowers please make gifts to the First Baptist Church, Goldsboro North Carolina.
Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home & Crematory is honored to be serving the Phillips family. Online condolences can be made at www.shumate-faulk.com