Charles Thomas Phillips, 89, of Frederick, Maryland passed away on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at home.
He was born on September 5, 1931 in Baltimore, Maryland to the late Edgar F. and Mary V. Phillips.
Charles was employed as a meat cutter for 31 years with Safeway at various locations within Maryland. After retiring from Safeway, his favorite hobby was working in his backyard garden.
He was a member of South End Baptist Church in Frederick where he attended for many years. He thoroughly enjoyed attending the senior men’s Sunday School class at the church.
He is survived by his wife Shirley to whom he had been married for 63 years. He is also survived by three sons, Charles II and his wife Cristl of Lorton, Virginia, Gerald and his wife Cindy of Rogersville, Missouri and William and his wife Cynthia of Taneytown, Maryland; one sister, Shirley Rutherford of Cascade, Maryland; four grandsons, Gerald, Matthew, Gabriel and Bradley; three great-grandchildren, Alexis, Bentley and Weston; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by one brother, Harold Hutts and one great-grandson Barrett Phillips.
The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. on Monday, May 3, 2021 at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick with the service taking place at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
The family would also like to extend its sincere thanks to Frederick Health Hospice for the wonderful care they provided to Charles during his time in hospice care.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to South End Baptist Church, 506 Carrollton Drive, Frederick, MD 21701.
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