Bobby Phillips, 76, of Magnolia, KY, son of the late Hugh Leonard Phillips and Rebecca Wilson Phillips, was born August 15, 1941, in Peoria, Illinois. He died at 7:28 A.M., Saturday, June 23, 2018 in Elizabethtown.
Bobby professed faith in Christ and was a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Magnolia.
He was a retired employee of Phillip Morris and was a former Freemason. Bobby was a big hearted man and his faithful giving to St. Jude Children’s Hospital proved just that. After moving from Louisville he enjoyed collecting Henry firearms mostly in .22 calibers, looking at old cars and loved Bald Eagles. Most of all Bobby loved his family especially his wife, Rachel.
He united in marriage to Rachel Harris March 7, 1964 and she preceded him in death April 20, 2013.
He is survived by one daughter, Mary Lois Garr of Magnolia; two granddaughters: Rebecca Ann Chancellor and husband, Criss of Lexington and MaryLynn Louise Garr of Magnolia; one great-grandson, Thomas James Choate of Lexington; one brother and one sister: Rollin Phillips of Louisville and Brenda Siegrist of Holiday, Florida; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by one granddaughter, Rachel Luriee Kays; three brothers and one sister: William Edward Phillips, Wayne R. Phillips and Charles Phillips and Nellie Jane Phillips in infancy.
VISITATION: 5:00 - 8:00 P.M., Monday, June 25, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 1:00 P.M., Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Rev. Shannon McCubbins
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO ST. JUDE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME