Bobby R. Phillips 77, of San Angelo, Texas, passed away on Sunday, March 23, 2014.
Bobby was born on March 16, 1937, in Cross Plains, Texas, to Homer Phillips, Sr. and Nora Phillips. He graduated from Cross Plains High School in 1955. He married the love of his life, Mildred Sparks on September 6, 1957.
Bobby proudly served his country for eight years in the US Army. In 1973, he and his family moved to Eldorado where he owned and operated an oilfield instrument business until 1998.
He was a member of the Church of Christ.
Bobby is survived by his wife Mildred Phillips of 57 years; sister Nancy Wolf of Midland, TX and husband Thomas; three children, daughter Lilly Gore of Odessa, TX, son Kenneth Phillips and wife Shelly of San Angelo, TX, and son Michael Phillips of Kerrville, TX.
He was Papaw to four grandchildren; Misty Robinson of Midland, TX, Bobby D. Phillips and Patricia Galzara of Eldorado, Justin Phillips and Casey Manzano and Kevin Phillips all of San Angelo, TX, three great grandchildren; Michelle, Chaz and Blakely.
He was preceded in death by parents Homer Phillips Sr. and Nora Phillips, brothers Bill Cloud, James Cloud, Homer Phillips, Vernon Phillips and sister Minnie Roberts.
Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday March 27, 2014 at the Eldorado Cemetery Chapel with interment to follow at Eldorado Cemetery.