Bobby Jones Phifer
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Bobby Jones Phifer of Pleasant Grove, died on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at the age of 81. “Bob” graduated from Oakman High School in 1951 and was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He married his high school sweetheart, Elsie Parsons, on April 26, 1953. They lived in Midfield for 35 years, where he was active in Little League baseball, athletic and band boosters, the Lion’s Club and city council. He retired from Alabama Gas Corp. with over 30 years of service. He was currently working as the building inspector for the City of Midfield. Phifer was an active member at Palisades Church of Christ in Homewood, where he served as a deacon.

He is survived by wife of 60 years, Elsie Phifer; sons, Terry Phifer (Pam) of Hoover, Tracy Phifer (Cindy) of Trussville; grandchildren, Daniel Phifer (Jessica) of Huntsville, Adam Phifer (Ashley Jeter) of Pelham, Chanlee Phifer (Jeffrey Black) of Moody; great-grandson, Indiana Black; and honorary granddaughter, Hollen Ayers of Pensacola, Fla. He is also survived by his brother, Harold Phifer (Lois) of Parrish and sisters, Sue Stroud of Gainesville, Fla. and Marguerite Chadwick of Columbus, Ga.

Visitation will be today, April 5, 2013, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. with funeral services and burial following at Currie-Jefferson Funeral Home. Services will be conducted by Ray Brunner and Glenn Van Zandt.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations in Bob's memory to Rainbow Omega, 100 Hope Dr., Eastaboga, AL 36260 or Agape for Children of Central Alabama, P.O. Box 230472, Montgomery, AL 36123.

Currie-Jefferson Funeral Home, Hoover; 205-987-0068