CHARLES EDWARD ‘BUCKY’ PHILLIPS

Posted 3/25/21

Charles Edward “Bucky” Phillips, 86, of Sanford, passed away Tuesday, March 16, 2021.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 19, 2021, at Cool Springs Baptist Church. Burial …

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Charles Edward “Bucky” Phillips, 86, of Sanford, passed away Tuesday, March 16, 2021.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 19, 2021, at Cool Springs Baptist Church. Burial followed in the Church Cemetery.

He was born in Chatham County, a son of the late Robert Anderson Phillips and Eutha Hilliard Phillips. Bucky was a graduate of Goldston High School and a Veteran of the U.S. Army. He was owner and operator of Crowson & Phillips Exxon service station for 31 years. He was a member of Cool Springs Baptist Church where he served as a deacon, Sunday School director, usher, and served on numerous committees. Mr. Phillips volunteered with Highway to Healing and was a member of the Sanford Lions Club for more than 50 years. He was preceded in death by sisters, Edna Kate Durham, Frances Crowson, Bobbie Jean Atkins, Naomi Perry, and Ann Womack,

Surviving is his wife, Frances Rae Wilkie Phillips; children, Joy Phillips Thompson, David Anderson Phillips; and two grandchildren.

Memorial contributions can be made to Gulf Presbyterian Church, 1325 Gulf Road, Gulf, N.C. 27256; FirstHealth Hospice Foundation,120 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, N.C. 28374; or to Clara McLean House, 120 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, N.C. 28374.

Online condolences may be made at www.rogerspickard.com.

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