Robert Dee Phillips was born on September 15, 1949, to Edward and Lilly
Phillips in Fullerton, California.
He has 5 siblings, Betty Spangler of Pollack Pines California, Danny
Phillips of Grand Rapids Michigan, Elaine Phillips of Laton California, Opal
Leasure of Madera California, and Cliff Johnson of Danville Arkansas. He
was preceded in death by his father Edward Phillips, his mother Lilly
Phillips and his sister Betty Spangler.
Robert had 5 children Tonja, Rebecca, and Zach of New York and Moya
Reneau of Stiwell,Ok and Ginger Beck of Rogers Arkansas, he has 12
Grandchildren, 8 Great Grandchildren and many many Nieces and
Robert Married Frances Phillips on July 29, 1984 in Hawaiian Gardens
California. They lived in Lakewood, California for 8 years then in 1992, they
loaded up the streak and relocated to Oklahoma to be closer to family and
to help his Mother In-law Rev. Mary Orman in her Church in Westville, Ok.
Robert was a long haul truck driver for 35 years, and he Pastored for 20
years with his wife Frances Phillips at New Beginning House Of Prayer in
Westville,Ok. In 2013 they retired and became members at Tabernacle of
Praise in Westville, Ok. He lived in Stilwell, OK with his loving wife of 38
R.D. loved to fish, hunt, shoot guns, camp, ride roller coasters, grill, and
work on cars with his daughters and grandchildren. He loved shopping with
Alexis, dancing to the oldies in the kitchen with Frances and he never ran
out of flashlights or craftsman tools. R.D. never met a stranger or someone
he didn't like. He was always kind and happy to witness and share Jesus
with everyone and he loved to laugh and spend time with his family and
In the words of R.D. Phillips: "A Man that leads his family in prayer, can
lead his family anywhere. Keep Looking Up!! Jesus is coming soon."