Donald Gene Phillips
Donald Gene Phillips, 63, passed away May 19, 2017 in Asheville at Mission Memorial Hospital.
Donnie was son of Bertha and Victor Phillips. Donnie was preceeded in death by a brother, James “Jimbo” Darrell Phillips; Ronald Phillips, Danny Phillips, Susan Wagner Catsirilos, Jerry Phillips and Jack Phillips.
Survivors include: his sister Saundra Creasman, Waynesville, N.C.; sons Jacob, Lukas and Victor Phillips; daughter Natasha Phillips; stepchildren Lisa and Scott; special nieces Cheryl Gordon, Thomasville, N.C., Deborah Eberhart, Robbinsville, Angela Wagner, Robbinsville, Karen Wagner, Robbinsville; and more nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Donnie was a native of Graham County. He had a degree in Childhood Education, welding and masonry.
His hobbies included fishing and gardening.
Rev. Max Turpin will preside over a memorial of Donnie’s life at 2 p.m. on June 24 at Hosannah Baptist Church, Robbinsville. Christopher Crisp and Saundra Creasman will speak.