Phillip Eugene Tarte , Sr.

Born: Sat., Oct. 6, 1934
Died: Fri., Jul. 7, 2017


1:30 PM to 2:45 PM, Sun., Jul. 09, 2017
Location: North Wood Assembly

Funeral Service

3:00 PM Sun., Jul. 09, 2017
Location: North Wood Assembly

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Phillip E. Tarte Sr., 82, of Whiteville went to be with the Lord on July 7, 2017.  He was a 1953 graduate of Williams Township School.
Phillip was born in Cerro Gordo, the son of Collier and Smithie Tarte.  He was a Veteran having served in the US Army and Army Reserves as a Sergeant.
Phillip spent most of his life in construction retiring from Fluor Daniels Corporation as an instrumentation foreman.  During his career he worked at the Naval Shipyard in Newport News, Virginia, to build the USS Forrestal and taught welding at Southeastern Community College.
A long time athlete, he played Semi Pro baseball for the Whiteville Leafs during the 1960’s.
He was preceded in death by his brother Jimmy of South Congerie, SC and sister Dean Woodward of Hampton, Virginia.
He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Mona McPherson Tarte, a daughter Sheree Tarte Heisler (Darrell) of Matthews, NC and a son Phillip Tarte Jr. (Valerie Penny) of Wilmington, NC.  He also leaves behind five grandchildren who were his pride and joy: Tate, Callie, Landon, Masen and Nealey.
He is also survived by his brother Billy Jackson Tarte of Lake Murray, SC and a sister Mabel Green of Cerro Gordo.
Funeral Service will be at  North Wood Assembly  on Sunday  07/09/2017 at 3 pm and Visitation prior to the service from 1:30pm to 2:45pm. Burial  will  follow at the McPherson Cemetery in the Beaverdam Community.  

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Tammie Hilburn Hyatt
   Posted Sat July 08, 2017
Prayers for the family. I love you all!

Karen Opp LaBarr, Atlanta, GA
   Posted Sat July 08, 2017
Jim and I are so very sorry for your loss. Philip was a true gentleman. We enjoyed our visits with you and him. We will keep praying for you, Mona Faye, as you adjust. May his memorial service be a great celebration of a life well lived and a great comfort to the whole family.

Sammie Locke
   Posted Sat July 08, 2017
My prayers and support are with you. It is so hard to let a parent go,even when they have had a full life. Remember all the times you had together, and how proud he must have been of his children. Wish I could have come to see you and the family,Phillip because I sure miss you. Sammie

Frances Becky Leonard
   Posted Mon July 10, 2017
So sorry to hear of your father's passing.
Thoughts and prayers for you and your family.

Margaret Pope
   Posted Wed July 12, 2017
Mona, I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family.

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