Bobby Phelps

Published 3:08 pm Friday, September 11, 2020

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Bobby Windell Phelps passed away in Bogalusa on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, at the age of 79. He was born on April 9, 1941, to Howard and Guyzelle Phelps.

He is survived by his children, Laura Phelps Saba (Jesse), Bobbie Lorraine Phelps (Marc) and Robert Daniel Phelps (Stephanie); his grandchildren, Lauren Danielle DiPietro, Robert Aaron Phelps and Brandon Michael Phelps; his sisters, Alice Maxine Creel, Annell Keating Cooksie and Wilda Ruth Rester; and his brother, Oliver Ray Phelps.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Donna Lynn Phelps; his parents, Howard and Guyzelle Phelps; his brothers, Howard Eugene Phelps, Edward James Phelps and David Louis Phelps; and his sister, Dorothy Mary Lou McGehee.

Services celebrating his life will be held at Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home and Crematory on Monday, Sept. 14. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. and continue until the funeral service begins at 4 p.m. The Rev. Adrian Littlefield will officiate.

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