Charles Beresford Winston Phillips, 78, of Winter Haven, passed away on Friday, July 17, 2020 at Bartow Regional Hospital. Born June 2, 1942 in Kingston, Jamaica to Charles and Ettie Mae Phillips, Charles moved to Winter Haven in 2012 from Columbus, Ohio. He was a Born-Again Christian, loved Christ, his family and friends, and life. Charles will be fondly remembered by family and friends as a loving husband, father, brother, avid cyclist, and veteran of the Jamaican Defense Force. He was a man full of joy who thanked God every day for each new day, had a passion for sharing the gospel and was a living example of Christ’s love. Charles touched every life he encountered and was simply, loved.Charles is survived by his wife of 51 years, Victoria; two daughters and son: Sonya Phillips and husband Gbenga Olowokure, Jennifer Phillips and husband Benjamin Phillips, and Charles Phillips Jr. and wife, Karen Phillips, four grandchildren, Daniel, Hannah, Sarah, and Everly, his sister Jean Whitfield and husband Kenneth Whitfield, and beloved members of his extended family.A virtual memorial service will be held at 3:00 PM, Thursday, July 23, 2020 at the Oak Ridge Funeral Care Chapel.
“It is well with my soul”