Sherwood Lee Philpott, 74, of Axton, VA passed away Monday, May 2, 2022, at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC. He was born November 22, 1947, in Bassett, VA to the late Rudolph Philpott and Delsie Marie Lewis Philpott. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Vickie Gibson.
Mr. Philpott served in the United States Army during the Vietnam war and received a Purple Heart and Bronze Star. He was a member of Abundant Life Fellowship and met every week at the Veteran’s Association. He worked at Goodyear in Danville for 22 years.
He is survived by his wife, Judy W. Philpott; daughters, Deitra Philpott Cassell (Tim) and Chasity Denton (Jody); grandchildren, Sarah Cassell (Bryan), Timothy Cassell (Shayna Gann), Christian Cassell, and Caleb Denton; and great-granddaughter, Elivia Cassell. Also surviving are his niece, Tammy Stone; great-niece, Jenna Clark; and great-nephew, Jacob Martin.
A visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville Chapel. The funeral will begin at 7 p.m. with Pastor Teddy Britton and Rev. Dale Wilson officiating.
Memorial donations may be made to Abundant Life Fellowship, 231 Ford St., Collinsville, VA 24078.
Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville, VA is serving the Philpott family. Online condolences may be made at norrisfuneral.com