Phillip Dewey Carver, age 79 of Rutherfordton, passed away Sunday, July 21, 2019.
Phillip was born on May 17, 1940 in Rutherford County and was a son of the late Melvin Alonzo Carver and Elsie Sansing Carver.
Phillip was a member of First United Methodist Church of Rutherfordton, a Master Mason and member of Perry Masonic Lodge No. 458 F&AM in Marysville, Pennsylvania. He was also a United States Army veteran and had worked for the United States Government at the Naval Depot in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. He was also a block mason by trade.
His wife of fifty-one years, Donna Mae Brink Carver preceded him in death in 2018.
Survivors include his son, Phillip D. Carver, Jr. and wife Christine of Sylva, NC, his daughter, Jennifer Carver of Spindale, and two grandsons.
A memorial service was held in the First United Methodist Church of Rutherfordton.
Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 264 North Main Street, Rutherfordton, NC 28139.
The Padgett & King Mortuary is serving the family.