AMORY PHILLIPS – A SPECIAL TRIBUTE. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2011. 15
FAMILY MEMBERS saying their final farewell to Amory Phillips. (Pictures by Lennox Devonish.)
• From Page 14. Development Bank. The eulogist also said Phillips threw himself into horse racing “with great enthusiasm” to the extent that under his presidency the Barbados Turf Club and the sport “made spectacular progress”. He also made mention of Phillips’ membership of the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) from 1963 until his death. Making reference to his devotion to the DLP, the party’s St Lucy branch representative, in her tribute on behalf of the DLP, described Phillips as “a very disciplined man who loved his party and set examples for all”. She said he was a party member who was never reluctant to commit his financial and other resources to the DLP. Many stalwarts of the DLP were there to say farewell to a committed member, among them Prime Minister Freundel Stuart who headed an entourage of DLP politicians including several Government ministers and parliamentary representatives. They made an early exit from yesterday’s sitting of the House of Assembly to attend the funeral. Reverend Selven Lowe delivered his address from Verse 15 of the Second Chapter of St Paul’s Second Letter to Timothy, “Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved by him, the worker who has no need to be ashamed.” He said like Paul, Phillips was not concerned about himself, but that things continued in his absence and that those in charge ensured that things continued. “This afternoon as we reflect on the many years of our dear brother we are urged to reflect on the qualities of the life and the Godly attributes he displayed
AMORY JAMES NAVARRO PHILLIPS has ‘left a legacy for younger businesses and businesmen to follow. (LD) among us” “He has left a legacy of business ethics and acumen for younger businesses and businesmen to follow”Lowe told the congregation. Phillips served in the Barbados Senate from 1986 to 1994, was once chairman of the Governing Body of St Lucy Secondary School, had a deep association with the North Stars Cultural and Social Club of Crab Hill, St Lucy, and was honoured by the Barbados Government . Over 200 people went to Phillips’ Cove House at Cove Bay, St Lucy, where his body had reposed before the funeral service, to pay their respects.
STAFF MEMBERS of Barbados Lumber Company saying farewell to a boss, a colleague and friend. (LD)