Obituary for John Phillips (1962-2021) – Greensboro, NC

Phillips, John David “Navajo”

September 27, 1962 – May 4, 2021

John David “Navajo” Phillips, 58, of Greensboro, passed away on Tuesday, May 4th, 2021.

A funeral service will take place on Saturday, May 8th at 3 p.m. on the mountain. Pleasant United Methodist Church. The burial takes place in the churchyard.

John was born on September 27, 1962 to John and Mary Phillips. John lived a full life in love with his family and friends. He worked for the NCDOT and was a firefighter with the Southeast Fire Department for 20 years.

John is owned by his wife, Kimberly Phillips of 30, children John David Phillips Jr. (Naomi), Brandon David Nelson, Bradley John Nelson, James Derek Phillips and Katie Lea Phillips, grandchildren Jaxson James Fice, John Delbert Phillips and Elijah Jacob survived Phillips, baby Phillips expected in mid-May 2021, baby Phillips-Terry expected June 2021, sister Teresa Phillips Gerringer, brother-in-law Richard May and several aunts, uncles, cousins ​​and nephews. In front of him lie his parents John Delbert Phillips and Mary Frances Cobb Phillips and his brother James Delbert Phillips.

The family will receive friends in the church from 1 p.m. to 2.40 p.m.

Instead of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the mountain. Pleasant UMC at 5120 Burlington Rd., Greensboro, NC 27405 or the McLeansville Fire Department at 5326 Peace Church Rd., McLeansville, NC 27301 or the Southeast Fire Department at 6012 Liberty Rd., Climax, NC 27233.

Online condolences can be offered at

Forbis & Dick undertakers

1118 N Elm St Greensboro NC 27401

Published by Greensboro News & Record on May 7, 2021.

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