Harold Richard Phillips Sr.

February 12, 1945March 9, 2019

Harold Richard Phillips, Sr., 74, a resident of Shenandoah passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at his home.

He was born February 12, 1945 in Fauquier County and was the son of the late Henry and Nettie Miller Phillips.

Harold was a plumber by trade and retired after becoming ill. He loved gardening and working with and repairing small engines.

On September 23, 1978 he married the former, Janet L. “Suzy” Fletcher, who survives.

He is also survived by his children, Richard Phillips of Locust Grove, Va, Connie Smiley and husband, Jason, of Verona, James Phillips and wife, Mary of Luray, Jonathan Phillips, Kelly Phillips and Michael Phillips all of Shenandoah; three grandchildren, Ryan and Haylee Smiley and Landon Phillips; one sister, Linda “Winky” Frazier of Amissville; his mother-in-law, Janice Rainbolt of Locust Grove, VA; numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by eight siblings.

Honoring his wishes he will be cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 420 Neff Ave, Suite 210, Harrisonburg, VA 22801.

Lindsey-Kyger Funeral Home in Shenandoah is handling arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting


  • American Cancer Society


  • Memorial Service Will Be Held At A Later Date

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Donna Good

March 15, 2019

They took me in and let me live with them for a few months. They are an extended part of my family. He was a hard working hard loving wonderful man. Never had an unkind word to say against anyone, that I can recall. He will be greatly missed. My love, prayers and condolences to his entire family and anyone that had the privilege to know him. R.I.P. dear friend. <3

Mamie Laclair

March 13, 2019

Harold was a kind and generous and that will help everybody that he could. He helped raise me and my sister Amelia mom every day and his best friend was my dad Glenn Cooper. Harold was a hard-working man that works so hard for his family and his children. Uncle Harold and Susan raised six beautiful wonderful children he will be Miss I love you Uncle Harold fly high

John Seal

March 13, 2019

Harold was a good man and a great friend.He was there for me through some tough times and never missed an opportunity to help someone if they needed help. He always treated my like part of the family I will always cherish the talks we had sitting behind his house. I will never forget you old buddy😢😢

malynn lawson

March 13, 2019

i have enjoyed the time i spend with harold and family over the years . he is going to be missed a whole lot . i will miss his chicken and smiles . he was a very beautiful person inside love ya always buddy . prayers for the family at this time.

Ashley Aleshire

March 11, 2019

I always remembered the cook outs and family gatherings Harold and his family held. I felt like family any time I was around them. He was one of the most caring and sweetest people I know and I was blessed to have known him! May he rest in peace. I will cherish the time I had with him.