Charles E. Phelps
April 14, 1932 -
June 19, 2019

Visitation

June 22, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Service 

June 22, 2019
12:00 PM

Interment

Obituary

Graveside funeral service for Mr. Charles E. Phelps, age 87, of Lynchburg, TN, will be conducted at 12 PM on Saturday, June 22, 2019, at Mulberry Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be held at 10 AM until 11:30 AM on Saturday at Higgins Funeral Home.

Charles was born on April 14, 1932 in Lincoln County, TN to the late Floyd E. and Cora Bell Phelps. He was a member of Lois Church of Christ and The Elk River Antique Tractor Association. He worked as a farm equipment mechanic for Yearwood and was a volunteer firefighter. Mr. Phelps passed away on June 19, 2019 at St. Thomas Rutherford.

Survivors include his children, Debbie Page of Estill Springs, TN, Sandra Phelps (Dan) Freeland of Tullahoma, TN, Thomas E. (Thereasa) Phelps of Kelso, TN, and Larry Lee (Angela) Phelps of Mimosa, TN; 9 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Doris Stevenson Phelps, and two grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Dellrose Volunteer Firefighter Tractor Ride, PO Box 371, Fayetteville, TN 37334.

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19 Comments

  1. Bob and Wanda Williams

    We are so sorry for your loss. Our association from work and church with Charles was such a blessings. He was a wonderful man and friend. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Reply
  2. Betty Fulks Domal

    So sorry for your loss. I met him when he started coming to Moore County Senior Citizens Center. I enjoyed helping him with Bingo. He was there on Friday before his death. He was a very nice man and we will miss him very much..

    Reply
  3. Joel Pitts

    Sorry to hear of about Mr Phelps. We were once again neighbors again if only for a short time. I know there’s a Dream tractor for you to ride in heaven. Rip..

    Reply
  4. Cheryl Albury

    I’m so sorry for your lost. I only knew Mr. Phelps for a few days. It was a blessing meeting him and his family. Prayers for God’s peace and comfort.

    Reply
  5. Jean Freeland and Verna Fox

    My condolences to ALL the Phelps family. My sister is here with me, Verna Fox, and she asked me to send hers also. Peace be with you.

    Reply
  6. Dedra Baker

    Sorry for your loss. Prayers for family.

    Reply
  7. Wanda Preston

    Larry, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your daddy. A special kind of hurt!

    Reply
  8. jerry reese

    Sorry for your loss

    Reply
  9. Debby Kinser Stowe

    So sorry for your loss.

    Reply
  10. Kay and Randy Johnson

    I’m so sorry for your loss!!

    Reply
  11. DeLois Thompson

    Prayers for comfort and peace during this hard time.

    Reply
  12. Marilyn Ault

    Dear Larry, Angela and Family:

    So sorry to learn of such great loss to your family. May God’s promises bring you peace and comfort until that day when you are all reunited in God’s heavenly kingdom.

    Reply
  13. Lynn Brown

    Prays to all the family

    Reply
  14. Cynthia Dunivan

    Sending love, hugs, thoughts, and prayers to you all.
    Bob & Cindy Dunivan

    Reply
  15. Amy Clark

    I’m sorry for your loss. I’ll keep you in my thoughts and prayers in the days ahead. Hugs.

    Reply
  16. Fred Richardson

    Charles was a good example for me, a cousin 10 years his junior. We spent lots of good times milking cows, hunting rabbits, riding tractors, and generally doing farm work. He always took pride in his ability to back a 4 wheel trailer down a barn hall.

    Charles you will be missed!

    Reply
  17. Jerry McPherson & Mattie Jane McPherson

    Sorry for your lost. He was a nice man.

    Reply
  18. Denise Isbell

    I am so sorry to hear about your dads passing. He was always nice to me when I would I would ask him questions about some of our equipment. We will keep you all in our prayers and we all know he is in a much better place. Denise

    Reply
  19. Tammy Bigham Dean

    I am so very sorry for your loss.

    Reply

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19 Comments

  1. Bob and Wanda Williams

    We are so sorry for your loss. Our association from work and church with Charles was such a blessings. He was a wonderful man and friend. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Reply
  2. Betty Fulks Domal

    So sorry for your loss. I met him when he started coming to Moore County Senior Citizens Center. I enjoyed helping him with Bingo. He was there on Friday before his death. He was a very nice man and we will miss him very much..

    Reply
  3. Joel Pitts

    Sorry to hear of about Mr Phelps. We were once again neighbors again if only for a short time. I know there’s a Dream tractor for you to ride in heaven. Rip..

    Reply
  4. Cheryl Albury

    I’m so sorry for your lost. I only knew Mr. Phelps for a few days. It was a blessing meeting him and his family. Prayers for God’s peace and comfort.

    Reply
  5. Jean Freeland and Verna Fox

    My condolences to ALL the Phelps family. My sister is here with me, Verna Fox, and she asked me to send hers also. Peace be with you.

    Reply
  6. Dedra Baker

    Sorry for your loss. Prayers for family.

    Reply
  7. Wanda Preston

    Larry, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your daddy. A special kind of hurt!

    Reply
  8. jerry reese

    Sorry for your loss

    Reply
  9. Debby Kinser Stowe

    So sorry for your loss.

    Reply
  10. Kay and Randy Johnson

    I’m so sorry for your loss!!

    Reply
  11. DeLois Thompson

    Prayers for comfort and peace during this hard time.

    Reply
  12. Marilyn Ault

    Dear Larry, Angela and Family:

    So sorry to learn of such great loss to your family. May God’s promises bring you peace and comfort until that day when you are all reunited in God’s heavenly kingdom.

    Reply
  13. Lynn Brown

    Prays to all the family

    Reply
  14. Cynthia Dunivan

    Sending love, hugs, thoughts, and prayers to you all.
    Bob & Cindy Dunivan

    Reply
  15. Amy Clark

    I’m sorry for your loss. I’ll keep you in my thoughts and prayers in the days ahead. Hugs.

    Reply
  16. Fred Richardson

    Charles was a good example for me, a cousin 10 years his junior. We spent lots of good times milking cows, hunting rabbits, riding tractors, and generally doing farm work. He always took pride in his ability to back a 4 wheel trailer down a barn hall.

    Charles you will be missed!

    Reply
  17. Jerry McPherson & Mattie Jane McPherson

    Sorry for your lost. He was a nice man.

    Reply
  18. Denise Isbell

    I am so sorry to hear about your dads passing. He was always nice to me when I would I would ask him questions about some of our equipment. We will keep you all in our prayers and we all know he is in a much better place. Denise

    Reply
  19. Tammy Bigham Dean

    I am so very sorry for your loss.

    Reply

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