Robert Phillips

Thursday, May 3, 2018

MARKED TREE - Robert “Bobby” Phillips passed away Friday, April 27, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on July 1, 1932 to Frank and Lois Miller Phillips.

Bobby was a Korean War Veteran, retired from Ritter Lumber Company, member of The United Methodist Church in Marked Tree and a member of Rotary, American Legion and VFW-Lepanto. He loved to hunt, fish and was an avid golfer for many years.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Terry Walker; son, Donald Blagg; sister, Suzie Phillips and brother, Johnny Phillips.

Bobby is survived by his wife of 46 years, Edith Phillips of Marked Tree; three sons, Michael (Stacey) Blagg, Jerry (Jackie) Phillips and Scott Phillips all of Marked Tree; daughter-in-law, Lou Ann Blagg of Marked Tree; two brothers, Paul Phillips of Marked Tree and Tommy Phillips of Pea Ridge; sister, Faye Nolen of Marked Tree, ten grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Blake Daniels, Brad Daniels, Derik Drewitt, Braden Francis, Gavin Lowry and Jerry Phillips, Jr. Honorary Pallbearers were Buddy Lovell, Lawrence Ashlock and golfing buddies from Three Rivers Country Club.

Funeral services were held May 1 at Delancey-Murphy Funeral Home in Marked Tree with Bro. Rick Kimery officiating. Interment followed at Marked Tree Cemetery.