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“Missing you more and more everyday Pa... But I know you're rejoicing in Heaven ... I love you... ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Rachel Daughtry - Goldsboro, NC

“Wishing Daddy a happy birthday in his new home in Heaven. I miss you so much and I look forward to joining you that one fine day when we will all be...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Monica Rochelle - daughter

“Always joking around. What a good friend and family man. You will be missed. ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Cathy Lancaster - Pikeville

“Ruby, Monica & Phillis,My families' thoughts and prayers are with you. It's been a long time since we last met, but I've never forgotten the times we...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Richard Lancaster - Cary, NC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Dick & Betsy Read - Goldsboro, NC

“Mrs Lancaster you might not know me but Iv'e been friends with Phillip since we were kids..I remenber Lloyd, Lendora and Gail because my Grandmother ...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: George Tyndall (Jr) - Graham, WA

“I am so sorry to hear about the passing of this precious man. charlie and I will keep you in our hearts and in our prayers during this difficult time...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Gail Fleming Rice - Farmville, NC

“Ruby, Monica & Phillis, Our thoughts are with you. I know you are proud of Phillip. I am a proud cousin. He had a very big heart & was alwys...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Maurice "Mo" Edmundson - NC

“my prays are with you all, and god bless u. heaven is singing for another soul has made heaven brighter . god bless yall ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: don o smith - goldsboro, NC

“Ruby and family,My love and prayers are with you today. Phillip was not just a friend, he was a never-failing friend and really cared about people....Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Anne Scott Turner

“Mrs. Ruby and family, My thoughts and prayers are with you all Mr.Phillip will truly be missed. I will never forget the friend that he was to my...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Debbie Gardner Pope - Kenly, NC

Lloyd Phillip Lancaster, 74, after a courageous battle with cancer, passed peacefully while surrounded by his family into that far better life with his Lord and Savior and with those beloved family who went on before. His courage during this fight was typical of his strength of character, reflecting his loyalty and dedication to and deep love for his family and his zest and love of life.

Phillip was born in Wayne County on January 1, 1938 to the late Lloyd Ashley Lancaster and Lendora Edmundson Lancaster. He proudly served his country in the United States Army 82nd Airborne. Phillip was a man that loved to work the land and was a farmer in the Pikeville Community. He always enjoyed preparing and helping his wife in the garden but they received the most pleasure from sharing God's bounty with family and friends. Although farming was of great interest to Phillip, he also enjoyed going to the coast, fishing and just riding around looking at the crops. As a farmer, Phillip will forevermore be remembered in his calling; because those who labor in the earth are the chosen people of God.

Phillip was a member of Antioch Original Free Will Baptist Church, and in his later years received a great blessing from hearing and reading God's word. Phillip was loved by all who knew him. He loved life and the life he had with his wife, children and grandchildren. God has blessed him with all His love. He will live forever in all our hearts. We will see him one day in Heaven, he is at rest now, in the arms of God.

The family will receive friends Monday, November 19, 2012 from 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home followed by a service remembering Phillip at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel with Rev. Greg Stancill and Rev. Bill Rose officiating. Burial will follow in the Eureka Cemetery.

Phillip is survived by his wife of 52 years, Ruby Lamm Lancaster; daughters, Monica Lancaster Rochelle and husband Frank of Jacksonville and Phyllis Lancaster Daughtry and husband Bo of Pikeville and his beloved grandchildren, Rachel Daughtry, Ashton Rochelle, Hannah Daughtry and Katie Rochelle.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Gail Lancaster Fleming.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be given to Antioch Original Free Will Baptist Church, 1407 Antioch Road, Pikeville, NC 27863.

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