Robert “Bob” Phillips, 57, of Youngsville transitioned peacefully into eternal rest on Monday, May 25, 2020 at his home with his family by his side after a long battle with cancer. He was born on October 22, 1962 to Bridget Phillips and the late Stanley Phillips. Bob had a strong work ethic, he was a volunteer firefighter and EMS in Floyd, NY. Upon moving to North Carolina he was employed with Goodyear/Just Tires in Wake Forest as the store manager, where he retired. After retirement, he started with Youngsville Rescue in 2013 as rose to be the Assistant Chief. He also worked with Franklin County EMS. Bob was a people person, never meeting a stranger and always finding the good in everyone. In his spare time he enjoyed Nascar, and his camping trips across the United States with his family. He was an amazing husband, father and grandfather.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1:00pm at Lancaster Funeral and Cremation Services, 804 N. Bickett Blvd. Louisburg, NC 27549 with Reverend David Averette officiating.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Anne Moseley Phillips; daughter, Nicole Keen (Matt); son, Andrew Phillips; step-daughters, Sarah and Hannah Cullen; grandsons, Austin Pierce and Zakkary Keen; mother, Bridget Phillips; siblings, Sally Targosh, Michael Phillips (Joyce), Jackie Ellis (Mike) and his dog, Willow.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Franklinton Baptist Church, P.O. Box 477, Franklinton, NC 27525.