Robert R. ‘Robby’ Phillips


Robert R. “Robby” Phillips, 47, of Williamsport, met his God on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, at the Gatehouse of Divine Providence Hospital.

Born May 26, 1970, in Williamsport, he is a son of Benny F. Phillips and Margo L. (Weaver) Phillips-Fox, of Williamsport.

Robby was a self-employed dry wall contactor who loved spending time with his children. He enjoyed camping, boating and being outdoors.

Surviving in addition to his mother are his six children, Robert, Kassidy, Lydia, Cricket, Layla and Victoria Phillips; eight grandchildren; four siblings, James Cramer, Mark (Marjorie) Cramer, Connie (Mark) Hampton, Heidi (Brian) Beattie; and many other dear family members and friends.

In addition to his father, Robby was preceded in death by two sons, Dusty and Antonio Phillips.

A funeral service to honor the life of Robby will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25 at Knight-Confer Funeral Home, 1914 Memorial Ave., Williamsport, with the Rev. Timothy R. Kinney, officiating. Burial will follow in Montoursville Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service on Wednesday at Knight-Confer.

Memorial contributions may be made in Robert’s name to Hill View Baptist Church, 40 Hillview Avenue Williamsport, PA 17701 or Susquehanna Health Foundation c/o the Gatehouse, 1001 Grampian Blvd., Williamsport, PA 17701.