Robert A. Phillips, Jr., of Down­ing­town

Daily Local News (West Chester, PA) - - OBITUARIES -

Robert A. Phillips, Jr., 55 of Down­ing­town, for­merly of West Ch­ester, passed away on Thurs­day, Oc­to­ber 6, 2016 un­ex­pect­edly at home.

Born in Mo­bile, AL, in 1961, he was the son of Harriet Thomp­son Phillips and the late Robert A. Phillips, Sr.

Robert grad­u­ated from Sale­sianum High School in Wilm­ing­ton, DE and re­ceived an as­so­ciate’s de­gree from Delaware County Com­mu­nity Col­lege in PA. He was re­cently em­ployed by Sunoco.

Robert was a lov­ing fa­ther, brother, and friend who en­joyed spend­ing time with his fam­ily and friends. He was avid Philadel­phia sports fan and at­tended many games for his beloved Flyers, Ea­gles, and Phillies. He had a love for cook­ing and could al­ways be counted on to take charge of the grill and pro­vide an ex­cel­lent meal for all. Robert also loved the out­doors and made an­nual trips to Ocean City, Mary­land and Ty­bee Is­land, Ga dur­ing his youth. Most of all, Robert en­joyed spend­ing time with his chil­dren, Shelby, Katie, and their sis­ter Jac­que­line and was ex­tremely ac­tive with their ex­tracur­ric­u­lar ac­tiv­i­ties.

Robert is sur­vived by his daugh­ters, Shelby Phillips, Katie Phillips, and their sis­ter Jac­que­line Weer., best friend and for­mer wife Su­san Weer, broth­ers Kevin P. Phillips , Michael T. Phillips (Nell Rose), and Stephen P. Phillips (Melissa), sis­ter Harriet Ann Danese (Don) and nu­mer­ous nieces, neph­ews, aunts, un­cles and cousins.

Rel­a­tives and friends are in­vited to his view­ing Wed­nes­day, Oc­to­ber 12, 2016, 7:00 PM-9:00 PM The Dono­hue Fu­neral Home, 1627 West Ch­ester Pike (cor. Hill­top Road), West Ch­ester, PA (610) 431-9000 and to his Fu­neral Mass Thurs­day, Oc­to­ber 13, 2016 at 10:30 AM SS Si­mon & Jude Church, 8 Ca­vanaugh Court, West Ch­ester, PA.

In lieu of flow­ers, con­tri­bu­tions in Robert’s name to the NF Net­work, 213 S. Wheaton Av­enue, Wheaton, IL 60187 would be ap­pre­ci­ated.

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