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Robert A. "Bob" Phillips

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Robert A. "Bob" Phillips Obituary
ROBERT A. "BOB" PHILLIPS 96 years of age of Sun City was born January 18, 1917 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and passed away July 6, 2013 in Sun City. Bob graduated from Manuel Arts High School in Los Angeles, then started working for parking lots in downtown Los Angeles for a few years, then went to work with Western Electric Company as an electrician. He enlisted in the U. S. Army, serving during WWII and was discharged at the rank of Captain. Bob had owned a lemon ranch in Santa Barbara, CA for over 10 years, was also involved as a Real Estate Broker in Malibu, CA and then moved to Gavilan Hills as a rancher growing Christmas trees and finally moved to Sun City in 1988 where he finally called home. Bob was preceded in death by his wife of 72 years, Ruth, who passed away in 2010. Bob is survived by his son, William (Diane) Phillips and one grandson, Harry. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, July 18, 2013 at 11:30 am at Evans Brown Sun City Chapel, 27010 Encanto Drive, Sun City, CA. Interment will follow at 1:31 pm, assembly area #6 at the Riverside National Cemetery, 22495 Van Buren Blvd., Riverside, CA. In lieu of flowers the family asked that donations or memorial contributions be made in honor of Bob to the wounded warrior project at: www.woundedwarriorproject.org EVANS BROWN MORTUARY (951) 679-1114 www.evans-brownmortuary.com/obituaries

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Published in Press-Enterprise on July 14, 2013
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