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Obituary for Robert Edward Phelps, Sr.
Robert "Bobby" Edward Phelps, Sr., 91, of Creswell, died Monday, January 11, 2021, at Washington Regional Medical Center in Plymouth.
Born December 8, 1929, in Washington County he was the son of the late Milton H. Phelps and Pearl Davenport Phelps. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of sixty-six years, Juanita Ambrose Phelps; his daughter, Brenda Phelps Bateman; great grandson, John Wayne Patrick; brothers, Cecil, Henry, Jesse, Leroy, Lester, and Waverly; sisters, Myrline Lamb and Verna Herrington. Bobby was employed thirty-nine years with Weyerhaeuser Corporation, was a farmer and member of Philippi Church of Christ.
His family includes his wife, Margaret Moore Phelps; sons, Robert E. Phelps, Jr. and wife JoAnn, Ricky D. Phelps and wife Denise; son-in-law, Wayne Bateman; stepchildren, Angelia Phelps, Jerry Phelps and Faith Noell; sister, Norma Phelps; eleven grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
A private family graveside service will be held at Philippi Church of Christ. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Philippi Church of Christ, 73 Old Cherry Road, Creswell, NC 27928.
Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Creswell.