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 Robert William “Robbie” Phillips

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Robert William “Robbie” Phillips

  • Birth 17 Aug 1969 Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
  • Death 7 Mar 1994 Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
  • Plot Garden of the Apostles,
  • Memorial ID 20438255

Robert (Robb) formed his first country music band in 1991 in San Diego, California, after a two year stint in the Navy, on board the USS CONSTELLATION.
He named his band Charleston County for his hometown of Charleston, South Carolina. Singing in Country Music Clubs around San Diego for a year, he went to Mexico where he performed at the El Rodeo Campest re, in Guadalajara.
Upon returning to San Diego in January 1994, He left his band and with his wife moved to Nashville to further his music career. Shortly after arriving in Nashville, Robb and his wife Kelli were found murdered in a Nashville Motel. The Murderer was caught, but never went to trial due to his suicide.
Kelli is buried in the San Marcos Cemetery, San Marcos, California

After his parents divorced, Robbie and his older brother, Ray were adopted by their step-father David A Phillips, Sr.

Grandson of William Onnie Jackson ID#28877590 and Eula Frances McMillan Jackson ID#28878192

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  • Created by: Ann
  • Added: 13 Jul 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20438255
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Robert William “Robbie” Phillips (17 Aug 1969–7 Mar 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20438255, citing Live Oak Memorial Gardens, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Ann (contributor 46833496) .