Last updated 10/19/2020 at 3:01pm
Harry Philips, 94, died Oct. 5, 2020, at Hospice of the Carolina Foothills in Forest City, N.C.
Born to Volney and Eleanor Philips, in Fisher, La., Oct. 12, 1925, he spent his childhood years in Natchitoches, La., and Tallahassee, Fla. He graduated from Wheaton College in 1947 and started a commercial real estate business in Tallahassee. In April 1950 he married Virginia Dickson and they shared almost 57 years of marriage prior to her death in 2007.
In 1955, after attending a conference in Montreat, N.C., he sensed a call to the Presbyterian ministry and, shortly thereafter, sold his re...