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Robert Lee Phillips

February 27, 1949 ~ December 11, 2021 (age 72)


Robert Lee Phillips, known to family and friends as ‘Dough Ball’, age 72 of Helenwood, TN, departed this life to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 11, 2021.  He was born February 27, 1949, to the late Oscar and Winnie Phillips, and was a member of the Macedonia Christian Center.  Robert enjoyed being outdoors, being with family, and picking up cans. 

Robert was preceded in death by his first wife:  Linda Lawson; in-laws:  Polie and Mary Phillips; sisters-in-law:  Reba Bowling, Wilma Jean Phillips, Edith Chitwood, Judy Phillips, and Wilma Lee Phillips.

He is survived by his loving wife of 34 years:  Kathleen Phillips; siblings:  Roger, Ed, and Delbert Phillips; special friends:  Rick and Debbie Russ, Sarah Cross, Randle and Jessica Duncan, Joe and Jean Patterson, and Annie and Mac Thompson; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Friends may visit with the Phillips family on Tuesday, December 14, 2021, from 12:00 p.m. until time of funeral at 1:00 p.m. in the Chapel of West-Murley Funeral Home with Bro. Randall Duncan officiating.  Music will be provided by:  Randall Duncan and Arthur Bowling.

Committal service will follow in the Daniel Memorial Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be:  Rick Russ, Steve Terry, Jamie Bowling, Gary Phillips, Ed Phillips, and Trish Phillips.  Honorary Pallbearers will be:  Arthur Bowling, Leeroy Phillips, and Arnold Phillips.

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