Phillip Ray “Phil” House

Phillip Ray “Phil” House

November 17, 2023, 65, Kenly —

Phillip Ray “Phil” House, 65, went to meet his Heavenly Father on Friday, November 17, 2023, at his home after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by his loving family. Born on April 23, 1958, in Wilson County, he was the son of the late James House and Velma Daughtry.

Phil was a Master Mechanic with over 50 years of experience. He ran Phil’s Auto Repair until his retirement due to health reasons.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Dick Strickland, and brothers-in-law, Doug Lane and Terry Strickland.

Phil is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Linda Darnell House; son, Phillip James (Dawn); brother Dennis James House of Micro; sisters, Elise Atkinson (David) of Selma, Janey Lane of Micro; mother-in-law, Geraldine Strickland; sister-in-law, Dianne Holland (Melvin); brothers-in-law, Timmy Strickland (Vanessa), Greg Lane of Micro; and the loves of his life, his grandchildren, James Ray House and Annabelle House along with several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service to honor Phil’s life will be held on Monday, November 20, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. at the Micro Memorial Gardens in Micro with Rev. Matt Spence officiating.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Kenly Funeral and Cremation Service.

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