Philmon Eugene Anderson, Sr.



Philmon Eugene Anderson, Sr., 89 of Speight Chapel, North Carolina passed away on Saturday, September 23, 2017.

Born April 14, 1928 in Edgecombe County to the late James Henry and Fannie Bond Anderson. He was an avid farmer who enjoyed growing Tobacco and Peanuts. He was a Champion Peanut Grower. In his later years he enjoyed his gardening and family.

Mr. Anderson was preceded in death by his wife Maggie Grimes Anderson.

He is survived by his son Philmon (Gene) Anderson, Jr. and wife Linda, of Winterville, NC; daughters, Ann A. Guill and husband Dickie, of Tarboro, June A Whitehead and husband Mahlon, of Scotland Neck, NC and Meg A. Williams, of Whitakers, NC; grandchildren, Kimberley Warrick, Ken Guill, Holly A Austin, Brian Guill, Peggy Sellars, Buddy Whitehead, Mark Brian Williams; sister Lois Anderson Joyner, of Wilmington, NC; and 10 great grandchildren.

A Celebration of Philmon’s Life will be held at Carlisle Funeral Home, Wednesday at 2:00 Pm with Pastor Matthew Jones officiating. Interment will follow in Edgecombe Memorial Park with his grandchildren serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends and relatives at Carlisle Funeral Home in Tarboro, on Wednesday from 1 PM until 2 Pm.

In lieu of flowers the family request that contributions be made to Hope Free Will Baptist Church, 8772 NC Highway 258, Scotland Neck, NC 27874.

Arrangements are by Carlisle Funeral Home, Inc., of Tarboro. Online condolences may be directed to the family by visiting