Alan Dale Phillips

February 21, 1954 - June 28, 2020

02/21/1954 - 06/28/2020

Past Services

Wednesday July 01, 2020
Garrett-Sykes Memorial Chapel
314 Main Street West
Murfreesboro, NC 27855
252-396-0202 | Directions
Thursday July 02, 2020
Riverside Cemetery
Murfreesboro, NC 27855
Thursday July 02, 2020
11:00 am
New Vision Ministries
1845 NC-11
Murfreesboro, NC 27855
2523983625 | Directions

MURFREESBORO, NC – Alan Dale Phillips, age 66, passed away on Sunday, June 28, 2020 at his home.

Mr. Phillips was born on February 21, 1954 to O.M. and Dorothy Elliott Phillips in Mullins, SC. Alan was married to the love of his life, Janice, for 47 years. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend. He spent the last fourteen years as owner and operator of Alan’s Car Care and Exhaust, Inc. in Murfreesboro. He was a devoted member of New Vision Ministries where he served as deacon and was the Wednesday Night Children’s Ministries Assistant. Alan enjoyed woodworking and was very skilled in the art. He was loved by many and will be deeply missed by all that knew him. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Ricky Phillips.

Alan is survived by his wife Janice, two sons, Heath Phillips and wife Wanda of Winterville, Brandon Phillips and wife Dena of Winterville; two grandsons, Cole and Chase Phillips; and granddaughter, Allie Phillips.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Garrett-Sykes Memorial Chapel, Murfreesboro and other times at the home.

A celebration of life service will be held on Thursday, July 2, 2020, at 11:00 am at the New Vision Ministries, Murfreesboro, with Pastor Sandy Outlaw officiating. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery, Murfreesboro, NC.

Garrett-Sykes Memorial Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Phillips family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

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Gina Hudson
3 years ago

Janice and family, my sincerest condolences to all of you. Alan was a wonderful man! Heaven gained an angel and we lost a saint.

Pastor Joseph Powell sr.
3 years ago

Anita and I send our condolences to the family.We lost a good friend.

Bobby Hardy
3 years ago

Our condolences from the Hardy family

Ellen Bethea
3 years ago

Condolences and prayers to the family.

Steve and Judy Davis
3 years ago

We are in shock at the loss of Alan! He was always so nice and would always make you laugh! Always seemed so happy! So sorry for your loss!

Steevie and Evie Allison
3 years ago

He was such a good hearted man. We will miss him. We will always have him in our heart. Janice and your family will be in our prayers love you.

Kathy Artis
3 years ago

Janice, I wanted you to know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. I pray that God gives you and your family strength and comfort. May sweet memories cause you to smile soon. I love you.

Kathy Artis
3 years ago

Janice, I wanted you to know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. I pray God gives you and your family strength and encouragement. May sweet memories cause you to smile soon. Love you.

Mr. & Mrs. J. Mabine
3 years ago

Janice we are saddened for your loss. May God continue to watch over you and your family during this sorrowful time. We are sending prayers up for you all. God bless.

Wallace and Alma Johnson
3 years ago

A person with so much love. My wife and I enjoyed you as a friend and your great service as a mechanic. We loved you and your wonderful wife dearly. So much sadness