|Birth: ||Jul. 9, 1922|
North Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Feb. 10, 2007|
North Carolina, USA
Philip M. Cairnes
(July 9, 1922 - February 10, 2007)
Philip McDonal Cairnes, 84, of Etowah, passed away Saturday, February 10, 2007 at Park Ridge Hospital from complications following hip surgery.
A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, he was the son of the late John and Texie Lee Ledford Cairnes. He served in the US Merchant Marines and was a retired carpenter. He enjoyed nature, hiking, the mountains, loved baseball and had a wonderful sense of humor that will be missed by all. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his loving wife Eleanor Olafson Cairnes and a sister, Mary Ellen Scruggs.
He is survived by five daughters, all whom he dearly loved, Phyllis Cairnes and her husband Rolla Wade of Kingsport, TN; Linda Cairnes and her husband Kevin Phillips of Lexington, KY; Valerie McMahon, his care giver and with whom he made his home, and her husband Marty of Etowah; Pamela Ledbetter of Clyde; Angela Cairnes of Edneyville; three grandchildren, for whom he had a special love, Heather Ledbetter, Patrick Ledbetter and Martin McMahon, and a brother, Fred Miller Cairnes of Asheville.
A memorial service in celebration of Philip's life will be held at 2 p.m. this afternoon, (Sunday, February 11, 2007) at Etowah Baptist Church. The Rev. Brian Henderson will officiate. An online guest book is available for family and friends by visiting www.thosshepherd.com.
Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Memorial Center is assisting the family with arrangements
John Harvey Cairnes (1887 - 1962)
Texie Lee Ledford Cairnes (1888 - 1975)
Eleanor Axcella Olafson Cairnes (1926 - 2001)
Frank Nelson Cairnes (1910 - 1982)*
Olin Kline Cairnes (1913 - 1975)*
Harvey J Cairnes (1914 - 1972)*
Vaughn Lee Cairnes (1916 - 1961)*
Mary Ellen Cairnes Scruggs (1918 - 2000)*
Philip McDonal Cairnes (1922 - 2007)
Infant Cairnes (1922 - 1922)*
Fred M. Cairnes (1925 - 2013)*
Created by: Duane Dean
Record added: Jun 22, 2014
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