David Wendell Phillips, 64, of Greenville, formerly of Thomasville, GA, passed away Sunday, April 10, 2016 in Greenville. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date and an inurnment will take place at Laurel Hills Cemetery in Thomasville, GA. Arrangements are under the direction of Peters Funeral Home.
David was born July 27, 1951 in San Francisco, CA to Elwyn Wendell Phillips and Cleopatra DeBarro Phillips. He married June Eberle Phillips on December 31, 1998 in Thomasville, GA. David worked as a truck driver for JCT Trucking in Sapulpa, OK. David proudly served in the United States Army.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife June Eberle Phillips of Greenville, children Peggy Singeltary and husband Danny of Thomasville, GA, Jack Turner and wife Kim of Waycross, GA, Christopher Phillips and Brian Phillips; grandchildren Mystic Newton and husband Danny Jo of Thomasville, GA, Richard Berkshire of Thomasville, GA, Jennifer Rose Maxwell and husband Keith of Thomasville, GA, Mario Harris of Rocky Mount, NC, Alexis Harris of Tarboro, NC, Joseph Harris of Greenville, NC, Donald Harris and wife Jacinda of Thomasville, GA and Daniel Harris of Bainbridge, GA; great grandchildren Logan, Lindsey, Bently, Rayanna, Keith Jr., Jeremiah, Tirah, Jordyn and Alanna; siblings Tracy Cumming of California, Jonah Cummings of Virginia and Carmela DeBarro of California. Also left to cherish David's memories is his "special" cousin and best friend Dennis Lacy. David was preceded in death by his parents and two of his daughters Paula Coleen Harris and Tirah June Harris.