Mr. Robert Phillips

  • DIED: March 8, 2017
  • LOCATION: Boonville, Indiana

Robert Phillips, 84, passed away on March 8, 2017. He is preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Florence Phillips and daughter, Vicki Whyte. He is survived by his wife, Jean; children, Robert Phillips, Ronald Phillips and John Phillips; grandchildren, Nathanel Whyte, Elizabeth Whyte, Emily West, Ashlee Chase, Andrew and Shane Phillips, Dylan Hutchinson, Bracie, Madison and Grant Phillips; great-grandchildren, Logan, Luke, William, Wesley and Claire; half-sisters, Carolyn Pemberton, Patricia Ann Erwin and Gloria Eilert and half-brother, Ray Crane.
Bob was a geologist for 50 years and has worked with several companies in the exploration of oil, gas and coal including Marathon, Phillips Petroleum, Kerr McGee and Pennzoil. He served 4 years as an Aeromedic in the Air Force during the Korean War. Robert was a lifelong member of St. John's United Church of Christ in Boonville. He also enjoyed coaching baseball, playing golf and watching basketball. Robert was a true family man and loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He will truly be missed and will always be loved.
Private Family Service will be held. Memorials can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project in Robert's honor. BRADLEY'S COLONIAL CHAPEL is assisting the family. Condolences may be sent to

Graveside Service


“ John and Family,We are so sorry for your loss. Bob was a wonderful man. It was always interesting to have a conversation with Him. Augie would ask...Read More »

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