Robert Phillips, 68 of Shadyside, Ohio died Saturday March 4, 2017 at his home.
He was born August 2, 1948 a son of the late Troy and Dorothy (Penberthy) Phillips in Martins Ferry, Ohio.
Robert was a policeman for the Bellaire Police Department for 29 years.
He also served in the United States Air Force and loved working on the SR-71 Aircraft.
He loved photography and his dog Roxie.
He was married to his wife Beth (Baker) Phillips on June 15, 1985 and shared 32 wonderful years with her.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his wife, his mother in law Margaret Baker of Bellaire, Ohio, his sister, Trudy Solomon of Columbia, SC as well as three sisters in law, Janice (Jerry) Gilli of Lafferty, OH, Verna (Paul) Martin of Neffs, OH and Debbie Branson of Columbus, OH.
In addition he is survived by numerous nieces and nephews as well as several great-nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441, 37th street, Bellaire, Ohio 43906 on Monday March 6, 2017 from 2 until 8 pm.
Funeral service will be held on Tuesday March 7, 2017 at 11 am with Pastor Phil Bliss.
Burial will follow at High Ridge Cemetery in Bellaire, Ohio where full military honors will be conferred by the Belmont County Veterans Association.
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