Mr. Robert A. Phelps, 78, of Jamestown, passed away Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, in his home.
He was born Nov. 4, 1935, in Ladoga, to Albion H. and Laura Mae (Thompson) Phelps. He married Betty I. Smith on Dec. 6, 1976, in Danville, Ill. She preceded him in death. He later had a companion, Barbara Smoot, who also preceded him in death.
Mr. Phelps was a retired Barber, having owned "Bobs Barber Shop" in Jamestown for over 50 years. He was educated in Roachdale and New Market Schools, and was a graduate of White's School in Wabash, and was also a graduate of the Indiana Barber College.
He is survived by his son, Dave (Brenda) Phelps of North Salem; his daughter, Betty Jane (Mark) Wyeth of Santa Fe, Tenn.; sister, Norma (Bob) Sering of Crawfordsville; brother, Forest (Daphne) Phelps of North Port, Fla.; and five grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Friends may call from 4 until 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29, at Powers-Priebe Funeral Home, Crawfordsville. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Harlan Kincade officiating. Burial will follow the funeral services in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Jamestown.
Online condolences may be sent to www.powerspriebefh.com.