bibbsfhIMG 2607Philip Russell Phelps, 38, of Greenville, KY, died Monday, October 19, 2015, 7:00 A.M. at the Muhlenberg Community, Kentucky.

He was born January 7, 1977 in Adelanto, California, to Roberta (Birdie) Phelps and Lendell Phelps. He was preceded in death by grandparents, Eugene Phelps, Lillian Phelps, and Bertha Zinn.

He served 6 years in the U.S. Navy with Distinction, being awarded: Global War On Terrorism Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Navy ‘E’ Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, (2) Navy/Marine Corps Expeditionary Medals, Global War On Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, Navy Pistol Marksmanship Ribbon and ESWS.  

Survivors include; wife, Samantha Smith, Suffolk, VA; one son, Sean Logan Phelps, Greenville, KY; one step-son, Anthony Tyler Jones, Dunmor, KY; one brother, Aaron ( Sarah)Phelps, Richmond, KY; one sister, Jamesetta Nash, Tampa, Florida; Parents, Lendell and Roberta ”Birdie” Phelps, Cleaton, KY; mother-in-law, Cathy Tabor, Greenville, KY; several uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 24, 2015, 1:00 at Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church, in Cleaton, KY. Visitation 11-1 at the church on Saturday. Burial in West End Cemetery, Greenville, KY. Bibbs Funeral Home, Greenville, is in charge of arrangements. Rev. James R. Young, Sr., Officiating.