Robert M. Phelps, 51, of 27889 Rogers Rd., Evans Mills, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, August 30, 2013 at St. Josephs Hospital, Syracuse.
Bob was born October 6, 1961 in Gouverneur, a son of Harry and Diane Marcellus Phelps. He graduated from Indian River High School in 1979. On April 5, 1980, he married Lynne McIlroy at St. Andrews Episcopal Church in Evans Mills, the couple have been married for thirty three years.
Bob has been employed with several construction companies. Most recently he has been a supervisor for Hueber-Breuer Construction in Syracuse, NY. He enjoyed hunting, four wheeling, snowmobiling, golfing and spending time at his cottage with his family and friends.
Surviving besides his wife are his son and daughter in law, Scott and Kristin Phelps, Dexter, a daughter, Danielle Phelps and her companion Joe Todisco, Syracuse, two grandchildren Lanie and Corbin Phelps, his mother, Diane Phelps and her companion Gilbert Gerber, Gouverneur, his father, Harry Phelps, Gouverneur, a brother Paul Phelps and his wife Julie, Virginia, a sister Annette Smith and her husband Jeff, Baldwinsville, several nieces and nephews, many brothers and sisters in law.
Calling hours will be Tuesday 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc. A funeral service will be Wednesday at 11am at the funeral home with Reverend Terry Alford officiating. Burial will be in Evans Mills Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73123-1718. Condolences may be made to www.dlcalarco.com.