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Lutheran Church Of The Holy Trinity Cemetery

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Gordon Funeral Home Of Mt. Pleasant
Monday March 11th, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Lutheran Church Of The Holy Trinity
Tuesday March 12th, 2019

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Gary Mitchell Phillips

Gary Mitchell Phillips, 76, of Mt. Gilead passed away Saturday, March 9, 2019 at his residence after a battle with ALS.

Funeral services will be 3pm Tuesday, March 12, at Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity 1500 S. Main St. Mt. Pleasant NC 28124, with the Rev. Daniel Dahl officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The Phillips family will receive friends from 5-7pm Monday at Gordon Funeral Home of Mt. Pleasant, 8559 Cook St., Mt. Pleasant NC 28124.

Gary was born January 28, 1943 in Cabarrus County to the late Ralph N. Phillips and Kathleen Cook Phillips. Gary went on to serve his country in the US Air Force. Upon his return home from service he was the owner and operator of Savastop convenience stores. In his time away from work he enjoyed car restoration and was an avid fisherman.

Gary is survived by his wife Sharon Barrier Phillips; son D. Mitchell Phillips; brothers James Phillips (Donna), Danny Phillips (Maria); sister Susan Phillips Simpson; step-daughter Myra McCarthy (Kevin); grandchildren Tyler McCarthy, Kyle McCarthy and Christopher Horton.

In lieu of flowers memorial may be made to Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity, P.O. Box 595 Mt. Pleasant NC 28124.

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Psalm 23:4 Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. Prayers and condolences to the family. Ron & Vanessa Beaver

Ronald Beaver Mar 12 2019 12:00 AM

Sharon, I am so sorry for you having to experience this loss of Gary. I know this will be a difficult time, but God and your friends and family will get you through it. Please know I will keep you and your family in my prayers.

Larry G Bost Mar 11 2019 12:00 AM

Sharon, please know that we are so sorry for the loss of Gary. May God wrap his arms around you and give you peace. Love you.

Elaine & David Petrea Mar 10 2019 12:00 AM

So very sorry of the passing of Gary. Our deepest sympathy to you and your family.

Tony and Ann Bowers Mar 9 2019 12:00 AM

Sorry to hear of the loss of Gary,Not able to attend funeral, out of town.Classmate

Ken Earnhardt Mar 9 2019 12:00 AM

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