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“He was one of my very best friends. We had some great times together. He was a great end in high school, and a very talented basketball player.I...Read More »
1 of 21 | Posted by: larry bledsoe - scarbro, WV

“Dear Mary, We are so sorry for your great loss. We are sad but heaven rejoices as one of God's children enters His presence!!! Know of our...Read More »
2 of 21 | Posted by: Yvonne Atwood - NMB, SC - friend

“Mary, I was so sorry to hear of Phil's passing and send sincere condolences to you and your family. I was fortunate to spend many of my "growing up...Read More »
3 of 21 | Posted by: Larry Bledsoe

“I have lost a sweet friend and High School buddy. Phil will always remain in my memory as such a kind and witty best friend. Phil came from an...Read More »
4 of 21 | Posted by: Teresa Stutso Jewell - Rosedale, VA

“Dear Mary, I am praying for God to bring you peace and comfort. You have a loving famly at green pines and I know they are near you, I miss you and...Read More »
5 of 21 | Posted by: Deborah Brown - sister in christ

“Although I have not seen him for many years, I am so sorry to hear of Phil's passing. His family lived next to mine in Coalwood for a while before...Read More »
6 of 21 | Posted by: Carol Hardin - Friend

“For my uncle, who always had a smile on his face and good word for all would hear. There are so few of us in the family left, you will be missed..... ”
7 of 21 | Posted by: Brian McGlothlin - Moncks Corner, SC

“Jim and I wanted to send our condolences to Phil;s family. We knew him in Coalwood and admire the man he became. Memories will be wonderful and...Read More »
8 of 21 | Posted by: Betty Jane and Jim Hickam - VA

“Praying for Mary & family. Both of you were and still are such a testimony for Jesus! ”
9 of 21 | Posted by: Denise - Punta Gorda, FL - Friend

“So sorry to hear of Phil's passing. WE grew up together in Coalwood WV. ”
10 of 21 | Posted by: Mary Jo (Baker) Miano

“So sad to hear of Phil's passing. Have not seen him since graduation in 68 but will always remember him fondly. He had a beautiful smile and a...Read More »
11 of 21 | Posted by: Vivian Petty Maxwell - Destin, FL

“Mary, We are so sorry to hear of Phil's passing. May God be with you during this time in your life. He will definitely be missed by Green Pines...Read More »
12 of 21 | Posted by: Ron and Joann Zechman - NC

“Mary, I'm so very sorry for your loss. Phil is rejoicing with the Lord now. You and the Green Pines family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
13 of 21 | Posted by: Alan Brown - Wake Forest, NC

“I am so sorry to learn of Phil's passing. We were friends and classmates through junior high and high school. We also kept in touch as young adults....Read More »
14 of 21 | Posted by: Lynn Calhoun - Oak Hill, WV

“Mary, I am truly sorry for your loss. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. Love a Sister in Christ. ”
15 of 21 | Posted by: Rochelle Dunn - Raleigh, NC

“So sorry to hear of Phil's passing ”
16 of 21 | Posted by: Dr. Jerry G. Wood - Knoxville., TN

“Phil was a wonderful boy who was my neighbor in Coalwood, West Virginia during the Rocket Boys/October Sky era. The Sharitz family were great...Read More »
17 of 21 | Posted by: Homer Hickam - Huntsville, AL

“Dear Mary,We are so saddened to hear about Phil. He was a very special man. We are mourning with you.Your friends from Belarus ”
18 of 21 | Posted by: ABRO Belarus - Mogilev - friends

“Dear Mary, You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers... ”
19 of 21 | Posted by: Ellen Whitt O'Connor

“Mary,My thoughts and prayers will be with you. I never had the pleasure of meeting Phil, but know he was a remarkable Christian from reading his...Read More »
20 of 21 | Posted by: Maryellen Kindell

“Mary Lou you have our deepest sympathy. So sorry to hear about Phil's passing. Praying for you and family. I love you my precious cousin. ”
21 of 21 | Posted by: Mary Ellen Owen - Brookville, OH

Cecil Philip "Phil" Sharitz, Jr., 64, passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014. Phil was born on February 8, 1950 in Bluefield, WV to the late Cecil Philip Sharitz, Sr. and Rosemary Webb Sharitz. He was a self-employed equipment manufacturer, owning a partnership in SK Bowling, Inc. in Wilson. He was also founder of BHBO Inc., a global ministry for orphans, children and youth. Phil was a faithful and active member of Green Pines Baptist Church, where he had a passion for missions. He was an avid NC State and University of Kentucky fan. Phil enjoyed freshwater and saltwater fishing and playing golf.

A service to celebrate Phil's life will be held at 2:00 pm, Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at Green Pines Baptist Church, 1498 Hodge Road, Knightdale, NC 27545. The family will receive relatives and friends prior to the service from 12:30 to 1:45 pm at the church.

Phil is survived by his wife: Mary Ferguson Sharitz; aunt: Fannie McGlothlin of Wytheville, VA; cousins: Joe McGlothlin of Tallahassee, FL, Neal Sharitz of Milton, FL, Mike Sharitz of Chesterfield, MO, Scott Webb of Summerville, SC, Andy Webb of Purlear, NC, Brian McGlothlin and David McGlothlin, both of Monks Corner, SC; special adopted daughter: Kristina Camyko of Belarus; mother-in-law: Helen Faye Ferguson; and many special members of the Ferguson family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to BHBO Inc. or Green Pines Baptist Church Mission Fund.

How then will they call on him in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in him of whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without someone preaching? And how are they to preach unless they are sent? As it is written, "How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the good news!" Romans 10:14-15 ESV

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