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Med Phillips

December 17, 1932 ~ March 10, 2024 (age 91) 91 Years Old

Med Phillips Obituary

Mr. Carr Medicus Phillips, known by all as “Med”, age 91, entered into rest Sunday morning, March 10, 2024, at his residence.

Born December 17, 1932, in Varnville, South Carolina, he was raised by the late Hurley and Bertha Phillips.   Med was no stranger to hard work.  He retired from the Charleston Naval Shipyard after twenty-seven years of service as a Supervisor from Shop 38 Outside Machinist.  During his life, he also worked at Westinghouse in Hampton, Ricoh Chemical, and was a meter reader for Coastal Electric.  He was raised at Sandy Run Baptist Church in Hampton, which held a very special place in his heart.  He was an active member of Jacksonboro Baptist Church, where over the years he was active in almost every area of the church’s work.  He has served as a Deacon, teacher of the Adult Sunday School Class and on the Maintenance Committee.  He was a member of the Cottageville Hunting Club and also the Frontier Twirlers Square Dancing Club.   He dearly enjoyed hunting and fishing and was always willing to help anyone that he could.  

Surviving are: his wife of seventy-one years, Mrs. AnnaDean Adams Phillips; a daughter, Sara “Kathy” Breland and her husband Danny of Yemassee; two nephews whom he raised as his sons, Tommy Phillips and his wife Cindy of Texas and Leon Phillips and his wife Marion Phillips of Walterboro; two grandsons, Daniel Breland (Devan) of Yemassee and Phillip Breland (Olivia) all of Yemassee; a granddaughter, Wanda Yarbrough (Kevin) of North Carolina; and two great grandchildren, Hunter Breland and Cody Yarbrough.   He was preceded in death by three siblings, Luther Phillips, Viola Jones, and Dannie H. Phillips.  

Flowers will be accepted or memorials contributions may be directed in his memory to: Jacksonboro Baptist Church, care of 114 Wisteria Road, Green Pond, South Carolina 29446.  

The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the staff at Amedisys Hospice for the exceptional care of Mr. Phillips.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 o’clock Thursday morning, March 14, 2024, from Jacksonboro Baptist Church, 14749 Charleston Highway, Jacksonboro.   The Reverend Riv Timple, The Reverend Dave Ellick, and Mr. Jim Roberson officiating.   Interment will follow in the churchyard.

The family will receive friends from 6 o’clock until 8 o’clock this Wednesday evening at THE BRICE W. HERNDON AND SONS FUNERAL HOMES AND CREMATORY, WALTERBORO CHAPEL, 1193 Bells Highway, Walterboro, 843.538.5408.  Visit the registry online at: www.briceherndonfuneralhome.com.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
March 13, 2024

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brice W. Herndon and Sons Funeral Homes and Crematory, Walterboro Chapel
1193 Bells Highway
Walterboro, SC 29488

Funeral Service
Thursday
March 14, 2024

11:00 AM
Jacksonboro Baptist Church
14749 Charleston Highway
Round O, SC 29474

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