Carl Herbert Phillips

Mr. Carl Herbert Phillips, 90, of West Jefferson, N.C., passed away Tuesday morning, June 4, 2019, at Forest Ridge Assisted Living.

Funeral services were held Thursday, June 6, 2019, at 8:00 p.m., at Boone Family Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Steve LeaShomb officiating. Graveside services will be held Friday, June 7, 2019 at 3 p.m., at Phillips-Burkett Memorial Gardens.

The family received friends Thursday from 7:00-8:00pm; one hour prior to the funeral service.

Mr. Phillips was born in Ashe County, N.C., on January 6, 1929, to the late Paul and Mary McNeill Phillips. Carl enjoyed fishing and working on his farm. He was very loved and will be greatly missed.

He was also preceded in death by a son, Dwight Phillips.

He is survived by his wife, Helen Sheets Phillips; one son, Darrell Phillips and wife, Joyce, of West Jefferson; three daughters, Sandy Blevins and husband, Steve, of Crumpler, Twyla Smith and husband, John, of West Jefferson, and Kathy Phillips of West Jefferson; one brother, Johnny Phillips and wife, Doris, of Jefferson; four sisters, Hazel Bare of Crumpler, Betty Bare of Gastonia, Darlene Phillips of Jefferson, and Blanche Brown and husband, Robert, of West Jefferson; seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews also survive.

Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Phillips Burkett Memorial Gardens, 2477 Mt. Jefferson Road, West Jefferson, NC 28694.

The family will be meeting at the homeplace, 1417 Nettle Knob Road in West Jefferson or at Sandy Blevins at 384 Clearview Ridge Road in Crumpler.

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Boone Family Funeral Home of West Jefferson is in charge of these arrangements.