Marvin Leonard Phillips

December 26, 1941 - June 10, 2023

12/26/1941 - 06/10/2023

Past Services

Visitation
Saturday June 17, 2023
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
8286929188 | Directions
Funeral Service
Saturday June 17, 2023
3:00 pm
Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
8286929188 | Directions

Marvin Leonard Phillips, born December 26, 1941 in Buchanan, Virginia, went to be with his savior, Jesus on Saturday, June 10, 2023 at his residence in Hendersonville, North Carolina. He was 81 years old.

Marvin spent his career working at Ryobi in Pickens, South Carolina before retiring. He enjoyed spending time with his great love of family and friends, as well as attending classic car shows and listening to music.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Marvin Edgar Phillips and Lois Roberts Phillips; his stepdaughter, Karen Jones; two brothers, Walter Phillips and Edward Phillips; and his sister, Sybil Phillips Esuary.

Marvin is survived by his life companion of 14 years, Maggie Hepburn; his daughters,  Judy McDonald of Pickens, South Carolina and Sandra Kumar of Easley, South Carolina; his son, Rickey Phillips (Denise) of Pickens, South Carolina; two step-daughters, Jackie Camp (Scott) of Hendersonville, North Carolina and Dale Hyder of Hendersonville, North Carolina; his step-son, David Sanders of Hendersonville, North Carolina; and his brother, Wallace Phillips (Donna) of Pickens, South Carolina;  He is also survived by, seventeen grandchildren; twenty-nine great grandchildren; one great-great granddaughter, Vanessa Ponton; and special friends, Brian Cotton, Dennis Parris, Larry Britton, and Scott Britton.

A funeral service for Mr. Phillips will be held on Saturday, June 17, 2023 at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home with Pastor Edward Capps and Mr. Brian Cotton officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m., prior to the service, at the funeral home.

Marvin will be remembered for his love of family and friends, dedication to his work, and passion for classic cars. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.