Rev. Dr. Philip Pharr

Notice of Death - Rev. Dr. Philip Pharr

Retired Elder
Date of Death: 5/17/2023 | Date of Birth: 8/5/1939; | Clergy
We have received word of the Wednesday, May 17, 2023 death of the Rev. Dr. Philip Allen Pharr of Boone, NC.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Dottie Lynn Brown Pharr, on November 25, 2022.  Phil and Dottie are survived by his three children: Jennifer Van Gilder (Tom), Angie Pharr, and Matt Pharr (Trish); three grandchildren: Molly (Colin), Emma, and Abigail; and one great grandchild, Lexi.  A graveside service will be held at Mount Lawn Memorial Park & Gardens, 521 Old East King St, Boone, on Thursday afternoon, May 25, 2023 at 2:00pm, at which time Phil will be laid to rest beside Dottie.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Watauga Humane Society, 312 Paws Way, Boone, NC 28607. 

Rev. Dr. Pharr's history of service is: 62 Student; 65 Ebenezer (Statesville); 68 Student; 70 Asst Professor, Tennessee Wesleyan College; 72 Asst Professor, Pfeiffer College; 83 Assoc Professor, Pfeiffer College / Boger's Chapel; 85 Professor, Pfeiffer College / Boger's Chapel; 86 Humanities Dept Chair, Pfeiffer College / Boger's Chapel; 87 Professor, Pfeiffer College / Boger's Chapel; 88 Professor, Pfeiffer College (Univ in 1996); 00 Retired.
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