Phillip D. Herndon
Canton – Phillip Duncan Herndon, 73, passed away on Friday, February 19, 2021 at his residence.
Phillip was a native and lifelong resident of Haywood County and was a son of the late Erasmus Duncan and Annie Louise Hutchinson Herndon. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Anita Eller. Philip was an avid NASCAR racing fan, and enthusiastically supported Bill Elliott II throughout his racing career.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Mary Wynn Herndon; two daughters, Laura Blaylock and husband, Scotty, of Bethel and Rhonda Hinson and husband, Wyatt, of Matthews, North Carolina; and four grandchildren, Emily and Savannah Blalock and Dylan and Miranda Burris.
A private family service will be held on Monday, February 22, 2021, and interment at Sunny Point Baptist Church Cemetery will follow at a later date.