Sunrise: April 10, 1945 -Sunset: Nov 15, 2021
Attorney and Pastor Phillip Aaron, age 76, of Bellevue, Washington passed away, on November 15, 2021, surrounded by his Family.
Phillip was born on April 10, 1945, to the union of John Wesley Aaron and Virginia Hill in St. Louis, Missouri. He was the youngest of ten children.
In 1962 at the age of 17, he enlisted in the United States Air Force. During his time in the U.S. Air Force, he received his GED as well as learned to be an Aerial Photographer.
In 1969, Phillip, his wife Gladies and their young son, Richard, relocated to Seattle, Washington.
In 1970, Phillip attended the University of Washington. Where he received his bachelor’s degree in Cultural Anthropology in 1972. In 1975, he graduated from the University of Washington School of Law with a Juris Doctorate. He was admitted to the Washington State Bar in 1976.
Phillip’s legal experience and fight for justice would take him places one would never imagine. He believed that everyone should be treated with respect and dignity.
Phillip was a man of Faith who devoted his life to God and man.
Phillip was Co-Pastor of the Rose of Sharon Pentecostal Temple under the leadership of Bishop A.L. Hardy. He was the Academic Dean of The A.L. Hardy Academy of Theology.
Phillip became the Pastor of The Rose of Sharon Pentecostal Temple after the passing of Bishop Hardy in 2020, He served well until the Lord called him home, on November 15, 2021.
He is preceded in death by his parents John Wesley Aaron and Virginia Aaron. Siblings: Thomas Aaron, Bessie Aaron, James Aaron, Willie Aaron, John Aaron, Ernest Aaron, Theresa Aaron-Valentine, Theodore, Virginia Aaron - Valentine and daughter Theresa Yvonne Aaron.
Phillip leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife, Gladies Aaron, two sons Phillip Richard Aaron (Rayette) and Phillip James (PJ) Aaron, granddaughters Rakayla Robinson, LaTayia Aaron-Brooks (Christopher) Latrisha Lomax (Lionell) grandson, Phillip Michael Richard Aaron and one Great Granddaughter, Amaryaunah McQuay-Lomax and a host of Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and Friends.
In the words of his nephew Matthew “Uncle Phil leaves behind a legacy that will be impossible to fulfill”.
Services will be held at Holy Temple Evangelistic Center 12600 Renton Avenue, Seattle, WA 98178 on November 27, 2021.
We ask that everyone attending please wear a mask.