Doris Philbeck Rhyne



Doris Evelyn Philbeck Rhyne, of Waltonwood Providence, Charlotte, NC, formerly a resident of River Hills Plantation in Lake Wylie, SC, died Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Carolinas Medical Center in Pineville. Doris was born in Ellenboro, North Carolina and was the daughter of the late Carl and Dorcus Jones Philbeck. She was a graduate of Ellenboro High School. Doris was devoted to her family and friends, loved gardening, cooking, and flowers of any kind, especially her orchids.

She was preceded in death by her brother, James Darold Philbeck, a son, Alan Craig Rhyne and in 2016, her husband of 62 years, Robert Franklin (Bob) Rhyne.

Survivors include a daughter, Teresa Rhyne Wolfe and husband Gary of Charlotte, NC; daughter-in-law, Debra Harris Rhyne Stavley of Shelby, NC; her grandchildren, Christy Rhyne Reid and husband Lindsay of Durham, NC, Parker Andrew Wolfe and Lauren Elizabeth Wolfe both of Charlotte, NC; one great grandchild Alice Evelyn Reid.

A memorial service will be held at eleven o'clock Wednesday September 13 in the Corinth Baptist Church, 767 Pinehurst Road, Ellenboro, NC with Reverend Ad Hopper officiating. Inurnment will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5:30 until 7:30 Tuesday evening, September 12 at The Padgett and King Mortuary, 227 East Main Street, Forest City, NC.

Memorials may be made to Carolinas HealthCare Foundation, Levine Cancer Institute c/o Carolinas HealthCare Foundation, 208 East Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28203.

The Padgett and King Mortuary & Crematory is in charge of arrangements and an online guest registry is available at