Obituary for Morris Robert Phares

    • Name: Morris Robert Phares
    • Home Town: Sunset Beach
    • Date of Death: 04/22/2019
    • Birth Place: Harrisonburg, VA
    • Birth Date: 06/30/1934
    • Service Date: 05/03/2019 at 02:00 PM
    • Service Place: Brunswick Funeral Service Shallotte Chapel

    Morris Robert Phares, of Sunset Beach passed away Monday April 22, 2019 at his residence at the age of 84.

    He was born June 30, 1934 in Rockingham County, VA, the son of the late Morris Ritchie Phares and Carrie Marie Branum Phares. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Lou Radford, and also was preceded in death by son, James Phares,  brother, Neil Phares, sister, Sharon Burkholder and granddaughter, Whitney Liberatorie.

    Morris graduated from Dayton High in Harrisonburg, VA in 1951. He relocated to the Washington DC area and was employed by Peoples Drug Stores. He earned a Degree in Accounting from Benjamin Franklin University (now George Washington) attending classes at night. He was the Comptroller for Peoples Drug Store until retirement in 1986. He and his wife relocated to Calabash, NC in 1986 and he was the Comptroller for Sea Trail Corporation for almost nine years, and then continued to work part time with a CPA firm until June 30, 2008.

    Surviving are two daughters, Melanie Phares Grammen of Sunset Beach, NC and Nancy Liberatorie and husband, Mike of Wells, VT, sister, Gloria Clatterbuck, five grandchildren, Matthew Liberatore, Christina Saunders, Thomas Grammen, Alexandra Grammen and Nicholas Grammen, great grandchild, Huxley Saunders and several nieces and nephews.

    A celebration of his life will be held 2:00 PM Friday May 3, 2019 at Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte Chapel with Rev Bob Redmond officiating.

    Private on line condolences may be sent to:

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