Bobby Phillips

Bobby Wray Phillips, 88, of New London, died Monday, December 11, 2023 at New London Specialty Care.  He was born in Bellflower, Missouri on March 11, 1935 to Arthur Wray and Mae Juanita Stansbery Phillips.  He graduated from Ainsworth High School and then joined the National Guard.

Bobby was a lifelong farmer in the New London area.  He was baptized in the Lutheran faith.  His favorite past-times were bowling, golfing and fishing.

Survivors include his brother Kenneth (Janaan) Phillips of Cedar Rapids; two sisters, Frances Wiesner of Des Moines and Kathryn Osier of Mt. Pleasant; and many nieces and nephews.   He was preceded in death by his parents; sister Shirley and brother Dennis Phillips.

According to his wishes, his body has been cremated and a private family burial will be held at Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington at a later date.  Cards and memorials may be sent to Elliott Chapel, One Redbud Lane, New London, Iowa 52645.  Online condolences may be left at