Robert Fred Phelps, age 66, of Columbia, KY, passed away on Friday, December 15, 2017 at T.J. Health in Columbia.

Robert was born on January 26, 1951 in Somerset, KY to the late Jamie Phelps and Thelma Harrington Phelps.  He was a retired Line Foreman for South Kentucky RECC and of the Baptist faith.  Robert was a loving father and friend. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandkids.  He enjoyed watching U.K. Basketball.

Robert is survived by two sons, Jamie (and Tammy) Phelps of Columbia, KY and Ryan (and Joianna) Phelps of Marion, IL; two daughters, Monica (and Kevin) Burton of Somerset, KY and Kayla (and Josh) Palmer of Louisville, KY; two brothers, Harvey (and Dorothy) Phelps of Somerset, KY and Joe (and Kathy) Phelps of Campbellsville, KY; two sisters, Krista Kay Keeney of Somerset, KY and Patsy (and Charlie) Crowe of Columbia, KY; and seven grandchildren, Peyton Phelps, Lydia Phelps, Arraya Phelps, Jerrod Phelps, Reagan Phelps, Braxton Burton and Abella Phelps.

Along with his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers, Johnny Lewis Phelps, Rocky Phelps and Ronnie Phelps.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 from 5:00pm until 7:00pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.

A Celebration of Life Service will follow on Wednesday at 7:00pm at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Ted Phillips officiating.

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Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Robert Phelps.