Bishop Sylvester Pharr, 86, of Scotia Avenue, Concord, NC passed away Friday, September 18, 2020 at his residence.
He was born January 15, 1934 in Cabarrus County, NC to the late William Pharr and the late Mary Morrison Pharr.
He was educated in the Cabarrus County Schools and graduated from Rowan Technical College. He continued his education at East Coast Bible College.
Bishop Pharr was the Pastor Emeritus of Faith Fellowship Church of God (formerly Harding Street Church of God). He served as Overseer of the Piedmont Central District, former Sunday School Superintendant and Musician. He was a loving and devoted Paw-Paw that took care of his grands with pride.
Services will be held Thursday, September 24, at Living Water Church of God, 166 Little Texas Road, Kannapolis, NC. Visitation will be 1:00 – 2:00 PM, with funeral services at 2:00. Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by, an infant son, granddaughter Regina Pharr-Marble great granddaughter, Makayla; and eleven of his siblings.
Those who shall forever cherish his memory include his wife, Mary Holmes Pharr of the home; three sons, Michael Sylvester Pharr (Barbara) of Kannapolis, Anthony James Pharr of the home, Bishop Reginald Holmes Pharr (Shelia) of Concord; two daughters, Linda P. Huntley of China Grove, Johna P. Little (Ray) of Wingate; 10 grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; one sister, Evangelist Margie Harris of Washington, DC and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
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