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Phillip Edward (Phil) Poovey

July 9, 1947 ~ September 13, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old
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Phillip Poovey Obituary

Phillip “Phil” Edward Poovey, 76, of Dallas, left for his heavenly home on September 13, 2023, at CaroMont Regional Medical Center. He was born July 9, 1947, in Lincoln County, to the late Carl Edward Poovey and Erline Smith Johnson. 

He is preceded in death by his wife and the love of his life, Reatha Thrift Poovey; sister, Judy Dockery; brother, Dennis Poovey; and furbaby, Rusty Gavel.

Phil was a faithful member of Riverside House of Prayer. He was an auctioneer for over 40 years and opened Par Sales and Auction Company. He was a dedicated husband, father, grandfather, a faithful member of the church, and an avid golfer. He loved his family, church, and his dog, Bogey. He auctioned for many charities and was known for his Thanksgiving Day Auctions. 

Phil’s motto was “You have to learn to live above the circumstances of life”.

Left to cherish his memories are daughters, Denise Cloninger and husband Terry, Susan Erwin; son, Sonny Rogers and wife Leslie; grandchildren, Somer Wilson and husband Preston, Kadey Bell and husband Brandon, Shelby Wilson and fiance Karson Setzer, Savannah Rogers, Jacob Rogers; great-grandchildren, Liam Wilson, Jase Wilson, Evie Wilson. He is also survived by his brother, Jerry Poovey; sisters, Cindy Welch, Darlene Simpson; extended family, Bobby and Monnie Blackman, Larry and Kathy Morrow, and John Young.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Saturday, September 16, 2023, at Riverside House of Prayer.

Phil’s homegoing service will be held at 1:30 PM on Sunday, September 17, 2023, at Riverside House of Prayer with Pastor Larry Morrow officiating.

Interment will follow at Hillcrest Gardens.

Memorials may be made to Riverside House of Prayer, 1405 Dallas Stanley Hwy, Dallas, NC 28034


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September 16, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Riverside House of Prayer
1405 Dallas Stanley Hwy
Dallas, NC 28034

Homegoing Service
September 17, 2023

1:30 PM
Riverside House of Prayer
1405 Dallas Stanley Hwy
Dallas, NC 28034

Interment following funeral service
September 17, 2023

Hillcrest Gardens
1508 Charles Raper Jonas Hwy
Mount Holly, NC 28120


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