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Glen Thomas Philpott
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Glen Thomas Philpott, 70, of 107 Thomas Court, Danville, Va. died Saturday, November 25, 2017, at UNC Hospital of Hillsborough, N.C. He was born December 22, 1946, in Pittsylvania County, Va. to the late Noradell Adkins Philpott and the late Benjamin Harrison Philpott. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis Yeatts Philpott. Mr. Philpott worked at Norfolk Southern for 37 years prior to his retirement. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed bowling as well; he was an avid NASCAR and Darrell Waltrip fan, as well as a Dallas Cowboy fan. Mr. Philpott was of the Baptist Faith.

Mr. Philpott is survived by his daughter, Rachel G. Bowen of Danville; his sisters, Patsy P. Tankersley and husband, Tommy of Danville, and Levita P. Reynolds of Martinsville, Va.; as well as his grandson, Grant Bowen.

In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. Philpott was predeceased by his sisters, Ruby P. Robertson and Margaret P. Hines; and his brothers, Luther Philpott, Kenneth Philpott, Saford Philpott, and Clayton Philpott.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 29, 2017, at Norris Mt. Hermon Chapel, with Minister Hershel Stone officiating. Interment will follow at Danville Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends Tuesday evening, November 28, 2017, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home, and at other times at the residence, 107 Thomas Court, Danville, VA 24540.

The family respectfully requests memorial donations be made to Disabled American Veterans, 210 Franklin Road SW, Suite 808, Roanoke, VA 24011 (

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. & Crematory, Mt. Hermon Chapel, 3995 Franklin Tpke., Danville, Va. is respectfully serving the family. Online condolences may be made at

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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Mount Hermon Chapel

3995 Franklin Turnpike
Danville, Virginia 24540

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1:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Mount Hermon Chapel

3995 Franklin Turnpike
Danville, Virginia 24540

Cemetery Details


Danville Memorial Gardens

4849 Riverside Drive
Danville, VA 24541

Memorial Contribution

Disabled American Veterans

P.O. Box 14301
Cincinatti, OH 45250-0301

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