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John Stephenson Phelps, Sr.

June 19, 1948 ~ April 21, 2019 (age 70)

John S. Phelps, Sr.
June 19, 1948 – April 21, 2019

John Stephenson Phelps, Sr., 70, of Plymouth, died, unexpectedly Sunday, April 21, 2019, at his residence.

Born in Beaufort County, June 19, 1948, he was the son of the late  John W. and Mabel White Phelps. He was married to the former Annie Calloway who survives.

He was a member of the Plymouth Church of God, he loved fishing, hunting and was a member of the Tri County Hunting Club. He enjoyed cooking and coaching his little league baseball team “Organized Labor”.

Mr. Phelps worked for the Weyerhaeuser Corporation until his retirement.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, April 25, 2019, at the Plymouth Church of God. Burial will follow in the family plot in Hillside Memorial Gardens. Jeff Person and William Braswell will officiate.

In addition to his wife surviving is a son Johnny S. Phelps, Jr. and wife, Jakki of Plymouth; a daughter, Debbie P. James, and husband, Scott of Creswell and four grandchildren, Ashley James, Parker Phelps, Carly James, and Harley James.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Tommy Phelps and Robert “Bob” Phelps.

The family will receive friends, Wednesday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Plymouth Church of God.

Memorial contributions can be made to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital or the Paralyzed Veterans of America.

Arrangements are by Bryan Funeral Service at Hampton Academy, Plymouth.

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