Phillip Allen Burroughs

Phillip Allen Burroughs

October 10, 2022, 70, Mount Olive –

Phillip Allen Burroughs of the Mount Olive area, passed away Monday morning, October 10, 2022, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was 70.

Phil was the son of the late William Bailey Burroughs and Sue Anderson Burroughs. He had been employed in maintenance with Burlington Industries and Mount Olive Sportswear, and had also been employed with Mt.Olive Pickle Company in maintenance and also as a local truck driver.

Phil was a member of Mount Olive Masonic Lodge 208 A.F. & A.M.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Elizabeth Grimes Burroughs, of the home; a sister and brother-in-law, Dean B. and Roy Coates of Calypso; a brother, Danny Burroughs, of Goldsboro; a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Mary Martin G. Holloman and Danny Holloman of Mount Olive; nephews, Martin Grimes Holloman and John Matthew Holloman, both of Mount Olive, and Nelson Roy Coates and wife, Chelsey, of Seven Springs; nieces, Denise Pittman, Amy Johnson, Miranda Burroughs, and Ada Theriac; great-nephew, Waylon Roy Coates; and a great-niece, Kinsey Jo Coates.

In addition to his own parents, he was preceded in death by Elizabeth’s parents, Edward C. “Jock” and Miriam Oates Grimes.

On Thursday, October 13, his life will be celebrated at Tyndall Funeral Home with visitation beginning at 12:30 p.m., followed by funeral services at 1:30 p.m. Officiating will be the Rev. Ken White and the Rev. Ronnie Corbett. Burial will follow at Wayne Memorial Park.  Family and friends are also being received at the residence.