JOHN STEPHENS PHILLIPS
December 17, 1951 – August 2, 2013
ZEBULON – John Stephens Phillips, 61, died at home on Friday with his family by his side. A native of Scotland Co., NC, he was son to the late George Weston & Dorothy Mae Stephens Phillips. John graduated with his masters from N. C. State and worked at Vishay Precision Group. He loved recording music and traveling. John always lived life to its fullest.
He is survived by his wife of 14 years, Emily Stallings Phillips of the home, son; Randolph Eric Radtke, daughter; Janice Pearce (Ken), brothers; George Phillips (Pamela) of Laurinburg, Michael C. Phillips (Susan) of Cary, grandchildren; McKayla & Mason.
The family requests donations of outdoor potted perennials and evergreens in lieu of wreaths or cut arrangements or donations to Bethlehem Baptist Church, for the Audio/Visual fund in his memory or the John “Catfish” Hunter ALS foundation.
Memorial funeral service will be 3 pm, Saturday, August 10, at Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1581 Bethlehem Church Rd., Youngsville, NC. Vistation will be from 1 pm -3 pm, prior to the service.