Obituary for Phillip David McCartney
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Phillip David McCartney

January 4, 1942 ~ December 25, 2017 (age 75)

It is with great sadness that the family of Phillip David McCartney  announces his passing  on December 25th, 2017 at age 75. Phillip will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 33 years, Carol Wills McCartney; his children David (Barbara), Phillip Todd (Andrea),Eric, and Alicia (Greg Swain) and as "Poppie" by his granddaughters Allison, Meredith, and Victoria.

Funeral services celebrating his life will be 11:00AM Tuesday January 2, 2018 at Pierce-Jefferson Funeral Chapel.

Phillip was predeceased by his parents Phillip Page and Maysel Gandee McCartney; his brother Larry Paul McCartney; twin brother Colonel Richard Page McCartney and his sister Elaine Barker.

Phil was  born  in Ripley,  West Virginia and received  degrees  in  Chemistry  and  Math  from  Morris  Harvey College (now the University of Charleston). He worked in the North Carolina textile industry for many years and traveled extensively. Later, he managed a golf course in Ocala, Florida. Returning  to North Carolina, he worked as a teachers' aide  for Guilford County schools. He was a charter member of Oak Ridge Presbyterian Church, where he served on the building planning team. In retirement, he enjoyed gardening, especially growing roses and large flowers.

The family would like to thank the medical  team at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, who provided excellent  and  compassionate  care.

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 Service Information

Funeral Service
January 2, 2018

11:00 AM
Pierce-Jefferson Funeral & Cremation Services Chapel
213 W. Mountain Street
Kernersville, NC 27284

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