UNION — Mr. Arthur Lynn Phillips, 90, husband of Mary Cody Phillips, 311 Bruce O. Wilson Road, Union, passed away Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 at his home.
Mr. Phillips was born in Union, SC March 9, 1924, a son of the late Herbert Phillips and Bessie Vincent Phillips. He was a 1947 graduate of Union High School and had attended the University of South Carolina. Mr. Phillips was the co-founder of Phillips Hosiery and was formerly the Plant Superintendent of Excel Hosiery Mill. Mr. Phillips attended Duncan Acres United Methodist Church where he had been a member of the Church Choir and Quartet. He was a former member of Palmetto of Statesmen where he sang in the Chorus and Quartet.
Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters, Kay Phillips Smith and husband Ricky of Columbia and Sally Phillips of Roswell, GA; a son, Charles "Mac" Phillips and wife Susan of Fletcher, NC; a sister, Erline Ayers of Atlanta, GA; five grandchildren, Jeffrey Phillips Alan Smith, Hannah Kinney, Sophia Phillips-Rushing and Riley Phillips-Rushing; two great-grandchildren, June Kinney and Nash Kinney.
Mr. Phillips was predeceased by a son, Lynn Phillips; a grandson, Austin Phillips; two sisters, Lucille Phillips Owens and Lena Grace Phillips Elliott; and three brothers, Dan Phillips, Judson Phillips and Solomon ST Phillips.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 at Greater Union Church conducted by Rev. Roger Estes. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Active pallbearers were Mike Phillips, Don Cody, Wayne Todd, Philip Cody, Jeter Cody, Jr and Brett Burgess.
Visitation was held immediately following the committal service in the Greater Union Church.
Memorials may be made to Spartanburg Regional Hospice, 120 Heywood Avenue, Spartanburg, SC 29303 or to Union County Meals on Wheels, P.O. Box 951, Union, SC 29379.
The family is at the home, 311 Bruce O. Wilson Road, Union.
SR Holcombe Funeral Home