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Robert C. Phillips

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Robert C Phillips, age 86, of Covington, passed away at home on July 23, 2013. He was born to the late Cecil and Sonia Phillips on Feb 2, 1927, in Milwaukee, WI. Bob graduated from Hughes High School in 1947 and received a BS in 1962 from the University of Cincinnati. He married the late Joyce Manning in 1969, and they lived in Mariemont Ohio from 1965 -1992 , then relocated to Latonia, KY. Bob served as a Seaman Second Class in the Navy during WWII. Early in his career, Bob worked for the Cincinnati Enquirer and the Times-Star, the Price Hill News, the Associated Press wire service, and the Xenia Daily Gazette. In 1967 he earned a MS in Special Education from Miami University and taught for the Northwest School District. From 1977 thru 1993, Bob worked as an insurance agent - first for the American Auto Association, then started his business with Farmers Insurance. Bob was a Master Gardener, an enthusiast of the Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, and volunteered at Shriners Burns Hospital for Children in Cincinnati and for the Salvation Army. Bob is survived by many friends and his stepson Mark Neumann of Arlingtin, TX. A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday June 14, at the Evergreen Cemetery in Southgate, KY.

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Published in the Kentucky Enquirer from June 11 to June 13, 2014
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