Sunrise: Wilbert Junior Phillips was born in Cherokee County on January 12, 1946 to the late John T. and Bessie Phillips Humphries.
Sunset: Wilbert Junior Phillips, 72, departed this life on October 26, 2018 at his home in Gaffney, South Carolina. Wilbert was a 1965 graduate of Granard High School. He was a construction worker for years. He was a Vietnam Veteran and served in the Army. Wilbert loved watching western movies and football. The Panthers was his favorite team. Wilbert had a good heart and loved helping others. He loved his family and friend dearly.
In addition to his parents, Wilbert was preceded in death by a special aunt; Lucille Phillips Morris (Skirt). Those who remain….Left to cherish many fond memories: his son; Wilbert Tracy Littlejohn (Kim), his daughter Rebecca Littlejohn both of Gaffney, South Carolina, five sisters; Betty Davis, Raylou Galmer, Hattie Humphries, Sandra Evans, Jonette Humphries all of Gaffney, South Carolina, three brothers; James Wilson, Larry Phillips, Sammy Humphries all of Gaffney, South Carolina, a special nephew; Bobby Dean Morris who he reared in the home, two aunts; Viola Phillips, Ruth Phillips,eight grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and many friends.
Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, November 1, 2018 at The Mt. Sinai Baptist Church.
Interment will follow with military rites in the church cemetery.
The family will be meeting at 308 Vermont Dr. Gaffney, SC