William Michael Phillips, age 72, of Leland, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 1, 2018 at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice House in Bolivia.
He was born April 4. 1945 in Wake County, North Carolina the son of the late William Paul Phillips and Louise Seagroves.
He is also preceded in death by the love of his life and wife of 38 years, Linda Maxine Evans Phillips, his sister Diane Phillips Champion and brother Don Phillips.
Mike spent many years as a Tugboat engineer at Stone Towing and also Cape Fear Towing Company. He was also a very talented automotive mechanic and owned and operated Lloyds Garage on Greenfield Street in Wilmington. Mike loved working on cars, racing motocross, Toyota trucks, his dogs and Budweiser!
Left to cherish his memory are his two daughters, Sonya Phillips Perry and husband Alan of Wilmington, Vicky Phillips Price and husband Joey of Bolivia; six grandchildren, Sabrina Shannon, Savanah Benton (Kyle), Michael Price (Holly), Brandon Price (Leslie), Cole Price (Bailey) and Hunter Price; 7 great grandchildren. Brother Steve Phillips and wife Carol, and sister Susan Phillips Reeves and husband Harry.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Wilmington Funeral and Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28405.
Memorials may be made to Lower Cape Hospice Foundation, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401. The family would like to thank the staff for the wonderful care given to Mike during his illness.
Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington NC 28403 910.791.9099