William Robert (Bob) Phelps age 74 and a resident of Porterville passed away Sunday, May 6, 2018. Bob attended Pixley elementary then moved on to Tulare High School where he graduated from before entering the United States Army from 1962 – 1968. He later married the love of his life, Regina Crow Manning on March 23rd, 1974. Bob enjoyed watching his Westerns and his wrestling on TV. He also enjoyed spending some time with his friends drinking coffee. Bob was preceded in death by his parents Martin R. and Ruby Phelps. 1 sister: Betty Phelps. 2 Brothers: Billy V. and Martin (Rich) Phelps Jr. 1 Grandson: Deshaun Anthony Moore. He is survived By his loving wife of 44 years Regina, 2 Sons: William Robert Phelps Jr. and Christopher A. Manning (Dannette). 2 Daughters: Jessica M. Phelps and Natasha Manley (Rick). 3 Sisters: Faye Phelps, Joyce Cowan and Debbie Schaeffer. 12 Grandchildren, 1 Great Grandchild and numerous nieces and nephews. Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at First Southern Baptist Church 1641 W. Henderson Avenue., Porterville, CA.