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Mr. Robert "Bobby" Jesse Phillips

December 23, 1952 ~ March 31, 2021 (age 68)

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Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Robert Jesse “Bobby” Phillips, age 68 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, March 31, 2021.  Mr. Phillips was born in Athens, Georgia the son of the late Jesse Edward Phillips and Inez Tench Phillips of Jefferson.  Mr. Phillips was retired from the U.S. Air Force, served in Desert Storm, was a Gold Circle Member of the VFW.  

Survivors in addition to his mother is a sister Susan Phillips of Jefferson.  Uncle, Buddy Phillips of Cumming, cousins Tracey Phillips of Dawsonville, Bud Phillips of Florida, Paula Phillips of Cumming, Lisa Sweat of Jefferson, Jesse Pearson of Dawsonville, and Jake Phillips of Dawsonville.  Numerous other cousins from the Jefferson area and trusted canine companions, Kate and Chewy also survive.

Funeral services will be held 3:00 P.M. Monday, April 5, 2021 from the Chapel of Evans Funeral Home with military honors.  The family will receive friends Monday 11:00 - 3:00  P.M. at the funeral home prior to the service.  In accordance with Mr. Phillips wishes the remains will be cremated following the funeral service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675 or at, or the American Cancer Society, at

Evans Funeral Home, Inc, 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, Georgia.

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April 5, 2021

11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Evans Funeral Home
1350 Winder Highway
Jefferson, GA 30549

Funeral Service
April 5, 2021

3:00 PM
Chapel of Evans Funeral Home
1350 Winder Hwy
Jefferson, GA 30549


Wounded Warrior Project
7020 A.C. Skinner Parkway, Suite 100, Jacksonville FL 32256
Tel: 1-877-832-6997

American Cancer Society
105 Westpark Drive, Suite C, Athens GA 30606
Tel: 1-800-227-2345

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