Bobbie E. Phillippe,
Sr., age 80 of Merrillville, passed away on July 20, 2017, at his home.
He was born on
October 31, 1936, in Freelandville, IN, to Clyde and Bertha Phillippe, both
of whom preceded him in death.
On June 9, 1956, in
Gary, IN, he married Annette Clifton Phillippe, who survives in
He is also survived
by his children: Heather Phillippe, Cindy (James) Yon, Bobbie (Brenda)
Phillippe Jr., William (Janet) Phillippe, Timothy (Lorri) Phillippe, and
Karey (Paul) Grabill; his nineteen grandchildren; eighteen
great-grandchildren; two brothers; and one sister.
He is also preceded
in death by his brother, Clyde.
Bobbie enjoyed wood
working and was very artistic.
A Gathering of Life
will be held on Monday, July 24, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. at Crossroad Family
Church, 2486 Willowcreek Road, Portage, IN.
under the care of White-Love Funeral Home, Chesterton.