Bob Parker Phillips

Bob Parker Phillips, 97, of Phillips Avenue, Siler City died Thursday, October 5, 2017 at Coventry House Of Siler City.

Mr. Phillips was born in Chatham County on September 16, 1920 the son of Sam R. and Maggie Ethel (Phillips) Phillips. Bob was an Army Veteran of WWII, a member of the First United Methodist Church of Siler City and was retired from Chatham Foods where he had worked as a shipping clerk for 27 years.  Bob was an avid horseman all his life.  He also enjoyed rabbit hunting with his beagles.  Earlier in his life he enjoyed fox hunting.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents; wives, Selma C. Phillips and Marie B. Phillips; son, Steve C. Phillips, Sr; sister, Sarah P. Tillman.

He is survived by one daughter: Jean Phillips Griffin (Bo Walters) of Siler City; one son: Ronnie Phillips and wife, Janice of Bear Creek; grandchildren, Jeff Griffin and wife, Becky, Jennifer Perry and husband, David, Steve Clark Phillips, Jr, Julie Albright and husband, Jody, Amy Ritter and husband, Chance; great-grandchildren, Ashley, Heather and Jessica Griffin, Brooke and Carson Perry, Jarod and Rachel Albright, Blake and Bailey Ritter; Haley Phillips; sisters, Frances Dowd and husband, Jim, Louise Jessup and husband Rex; brothers, Earl Phillips and wife, Ann, Clarence Phillips and wife, Sue all of Siler City, NC and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Sunday, October 8, 2017 from 2:00-3:30 pm at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 North Second Avenue, Siler City, NC. The funeral will be Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 3:30 at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Darrell Garner officiating.  Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery, Siler City.

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