Phillip Warren Harrell

July 30, 1962 - October 25, 2020
Phillip Warren Harrell

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Phillip Warren “PigHead” Harrell, age 58 of Leland passed away on Sunday, October 25, 2020, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Warren was born in Wilmington on July 30, 1962. His parents were Robert Irvin Harrell and Betty Lou Justice Harrell.

Warren grew up in Leland and graduated from North Brunswick High School. He worked for Wrecker and Towing services and most recently worked at the Koppers Pole Treatment Plant in Leland.
Warren enjoyed hunting with his family and friends and was a NASCAR Fan. His favorite drivers were Bill Elliott and most recently Kyle Busch. He also enjoyed Mud Bogging and Monster Trucks. He was always known to have a big heart and was always helping others when he could especially kids.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda Lee Ward Harrell; three step-sons, Adam Andrews and wife Rose, Christopher Andrews, and Derek Andrews; three grandchildren, Cameron, Dakota, and Kiera;
three brothers, Robert Lee Harrell and wife Michelle, Timothy Alan Harrell, and Michael Lynn Harrell and wife Tammi; special buddy David Alford; many nieces and nephews and other extended family members.

Visitation for family and friends will be 6-8 Wednesday, October 28. 2020 at Village Road Chapel.

Funeral services will be 2 pm Thursday, October 29, 2020 at Leland Church of God. Burial will be at King Memorial Gardens in Leland.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 525 Village Road, Leland, NC 28451 910-383-3511

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  • October 27, 2020
    Shane & Sheila Irving says:
    With such sadness... Warren will be missed tremendously !! Warren was my buddy and best friend for many many years. I have great memories of us at the race track. He was always there to lend a helping hand and was my biggest fan. He had the biggest heart and the was the kindest person. To the family and Brenda treasure the memories u have of him. He was a good man and loved his family. If u need anything please know we are here for u through this difficult time.

  • January 05, 2021
    Brenda Harrell lit a candle:
    Lit since January 5, 2021 at 1:28:18 AM

  • November 03, 2020
    Axe Battlehard says:
    One less racist walking the planet. GG

  • October 29, 2020
    Pamela Donathan says:
    Brenda I am sorry for your loss he will be miss

  • October 28, 2020
    Tom and Sharon Robinson (Chris and Courtnie's Mama) says:
    Adam, We were sorry to hear of the loss of your stepdad. Know that we are thinking of you and your family.