Retired MGySGT Robert Phillips, USMC, 69, of Jacksonville, entered into eternal rest Saturday, March 10, 2018 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington.
Funeral service will be held 11:30am, Friday, March 16, 2018 at St. Julia AME Zion Church. Interment will be held immediately following at Coastal Carolina Veteran’s Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the Service
He was proceeded in death by his father, Robert Miller; mother, Peachnetta Bryant; sister, Minnie Brown.
He is survived by his wife, Gloria Phillips of the home; daughter, Andrena Phillips of Louisville, Kentucky; son, Robert Phillips, Jr. (Ursula) of Concord; step-father, Walter Bryant of Salisbury; brothers, Walter Bryant (Jimmie) of Calumet City, Illinois, David Bryant (Cynthia) of Charlotte, North Carolina, Willie Bryant of Salisbury, North Carolina; sister, Etheline Phillips of Salisbury, North Carolina. Grandchildren Aneka, Akita and Akeem Hatchell, Devon and Makayla Phillips; Great Granddaughter, Julianna Hatchell. Godchildren Tomika Harris, Lafayette J. Long Jr, Michael Taylor Jr, Alyssia Luster, Derrick Polk Jr, Tyriq and Tyrez Stockdale. Mother in love, Jean Ealy. Aunts, Eula Phillips and Margaret Hicks. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles, and special children that came in his life for loving Momma Glo.