Phillips, John David "Navajo"
September 27, 1962 - May 4, 2021
John David "Navajo" Phillips, 58, of Greensboro, passed away Tuesday, May 4, 2021.
A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 8 at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
John was born September 27, 1962 to the late John and Mary Phillips. John led a full life of love for his family and friends. He worked for the NCDOT and was a firefighter for 20 years at Southeast Fire Department.
John is survived by his wife Kimberly Phillips of 30 years, children John David Phillips, Jr. (Naomi), Brandon David Nelson, Bradley John Nelson, James Derek Phillips and Katie Lea Phillips, grandchildren Jaxson James Fice, John Delbert Phillips, Elijah Jacob Phillips, baby Phillips expected mid-May 2021, baby Phillips-Terry expected June 2021, sister Teresa Phillips Gerringer, brother in-law Richard May, as well as several aunts, uncles, cousins and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents John Delbert Phillips and Mary Frances Cobb Phillips, and brother James Delbert Phillips.
The family will receive friends at the church from 1 to 2:40 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Pleasant UMC at 5120 Burlington Rd., Greensboro, NC 27405 or the McLeansville Fire Department at 5326 Frieden Church Rd., McLeansville, NC 27301 or Southeast Fire Department at 6012 Liberty Rd., Climax, NC 27233.
Online condolences may be offered at www.forbisanddick.com
Forbis & Dick Funeral Service
1118 N Elm St Greensboro NC 27401
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Published by Greensboro News & Record on May 7, 2021.