Robert E. Phillips Jr., 50, Of East Rutherford

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Robert E. Phillips Jr., 50, of East Rutherford, died Sept. 12. He was 50. 

He was born Oct. 4, 1965. 

He served in the U.S. Army during Desert Storm then in the Army Reserves. For five years, he was the proprietor of Roadrunner Automotive in East Rutherford, working as an auto technician. Prior to that, he worked at Getty Service Center in Ridgewood for 15 years. He was a former member of the Carlstadt Fire Department F Troop. 

He is survived by his children, Amanda Nicole Phillips and Robert E. Phillips Sr.; and siblings, Lenora A. Meyer, John H. Meyer and Richard S. Phillips. 

He was predeceased by his daughter, Shelby J. Phillips. 

Visitation will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Saturday at the Kimak Funeral Home, 425 Broad St., Carlstadt. Cremation will be private. 

In lieu of flowers, donations to the family would be appreciated.

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