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December 20, 2012

Bobby Phillips

Nov. 4, 1935 — Dec. 16, 2012

OKLAHOMA CITY — Bobby E. Phillips, 77, died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, in Oklahoma City. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, at Calvary Temple in Cyril, with pastor Lynn Parkhurst officiating and assisted by Pastor Kip Ackley.  Burial will follow at Celestial Gardens Cemetery in Cyril under the direction of Cyril Funeral Home.

Bobby Eugene Phillips, Sr., of Comanche, was born Nov. 4, 1935 in Hoover, Texas, to Marcus and Lillie O’Dessa (Britt) Phillips.  

He was married to Billie Lorraine Medley in May of 1953. To this union, three children were born. They were married for 38 years. Bobby worked in the oilfield his whole life. During his career, he received many awards and commendations. He retired as a supervisor with Texaco in 1990, but continued to work as a contractor with various energy companies until his death.  

Bobby married Brenda Susan Jennings on Oct. 29, 1992, in Las Vegas, NV.  He enjoyed playing pool with his friends. He played guitar and sang. He loved cats. His greatest joy was spending time with his loving family.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda, of the home; a son, Bobby, Jr. “Sonny” and wife, Shirley Phillips of Bray;  two daughters, Marsha and husband, Terry Dennis of Marlow; Marla Eary, of Cyril; three step-sons, Frank Wesley Rightmire of Meridian; Michael James and wife, Veronica Rightmire of Duncan; David Wayne and wife, Kagen Rightmire of Comanche; 17 grandchildren, Erick and wife, Lila Dennis; Kristie and husband, Todd Ward; Justin Eary; Delanna and husband, Gabe Quinones; Samantha Eary; Laci and husband, David Camero; Shawnna Phillips; Matthew and wife, Gina Phillips; Ashley Phillips; Erica and husband Jason Kluttz; Kelli Jo Rightmire; Jessica and husband, Caleb Hawkins; Zachary Rightmire; Timothy Rightmire; Deidra Rightmire; Charlie Rightmire; Lilly Rightmire; 31 great-grandchildren; a brother, Ronnie Joe Phillips of Cheyenne, Wyo.; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one grandson, Jeffry Eary; one son-in-law, Roger Eary; three brothers, Edward Phillips, Thurman Phillips, Marcus Phillips; one sister, Effie Irene Davidson.

Pallbearers are Clay Downey, Tim Rightmire, Morgan Downey, Zachary Rightmire, Gus Downey, Koval Willhoite.  Honorary pallbearers are:  Erick Dennis, Matthew Phillips, Todd Ward, Charlie Rightmire and David Camero.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.cyrilfh.com

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