08/25/04 — JAMES PHILYAW

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WALLACE -- James S. "Bud" Philyaw died Sunday.

The funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Union Baptist Church in the Deep Bottom community. The Rev. Gerald Keith will officiate. Burial will be in the Murray Family Cemetery.

A native of Duplin County, Mr. Philyaw was the son of the late Arcaster and Classie Keith Philyaw. Prior to his retirement, he was employed at Wallace-Rose Hill High School.

Surviving are his wife, Bernice Tolbert Philyaw of the home; one son, Christopher Walker; sisters, Lizzie Mae Davis of Fayetteville and Rosa Thompson of Middletown, Del.; brothers, Arcaster Philyaw of Fayetteville, Jimmie Philyaw of Philadelphia, and Maurice Philyaw of Goldsboro; and five grandchildren.

The family will receive friends on Thursday from 6 until 8 p.m. at Matthews Funeral Chapel.

Published in Obituaries on August 25, 2004 1:29 PM