December 12, 1986 ~ April 22, 2008
Born in: Lynchburg, Virginia,
Resided in: Arden, NC
Arden ~ Phillip Andrew Fitzhugh, 21, of Sleepy Gap Road, died on Tuesday, April 22, 2008 in a Motorcycle accident. He was born in Lynchburg, Virginia and was the son of James and Rebecca Southall Fitzhugh of Arden. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Benjamin Southall and paternal grand-mother Lamenda Fitzhugh. Phillip was a 2005 graduate of T.C. Roberson High School, where he was on the J.V. football and track teams. He currently was a junior at Mars Hill College, majoring in chemistry and worked part time at Advance Auto Parts in Arden. Phillip had a passion for paintball, Green Bay Packers, auto mechanics, his jeep and most importantly life. He will be deeply missed by all. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his little sister, Pamela Fitzhugh of the home; paternal grandfather, Darvell Fitzhugh of Colorado Springs, Co.; maternal grandmother, Rose Southall of Covington, TN; numerous friends and relatives. A funeral service will be held 3:30 P.M. Sunday in the chapel of Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian on Long Shoals Road with the Rev. Brenda Newman officiating. Burial will follow in Avery's Creek United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends Saturday from 6:00 – 8:30 P.M. at the funeral home. Following the graveside service the family will gather in the Avery's Creek United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall on Glen Bridge Road.