In memory of

   Robert L. Eubanks



Mr. Robert L. Eubanks, age 56, of Kentwood, MI, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, 27 January 2009. He leaves to cherish his memory a loving wife of 11 years, Phyllis Eubanks; daughter, Shantae (Mark) Evans; son, Robert Eubanks Jr.; daughter, Angela Bowman; and six grandchildren. Robert Eubanks is also survived by his mother, Lilly; brothers, Carter Jr. (Mary Jo) (Louisville, KY), James, Dwight and sisters, Barbara, Diane, all from Yazoo City, MS, Doris (Eddie) (Cleveland, OH), Helen (Memphis, TN), Michelle (Milwaukee, WI), Patricia (JC) (St. Louis, MO), and Sophronia (Brandon, MS); aunts, uncles, and a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Carter Sr. (Tallahassee, FL), and sister, Roberta (Yazoo City, MS). Robert Eubanks was born in Tallachie, MS, on September 10, 1952. He moved to Grand Rapids in 1968 where he became a graduate of Union High School and Grand Valley State University. Robert served in the U.S. Army and received an honorable discharge. Robert joined the Kent County Sheriff's Department and retired after a 29 year career. During this time, he was a track coach at Union High School. At the time of his passing, Robert was a member of the track coaching staff at East Kentwood High School and a graduate student at Western Michigan University. Robert's family will receive visitors on Monday, February 2nd, 2009 from 1 to 3 p.m., and from 5 to 7 p.m.  Celebration of Life Services will be held at Messiah Missionary Baptist Church, 513 Henry SE, Grand Rapids, on Tuesday, February 3rd. Family hour will be at 10:00 a.m. followed by the funeral at 11:00 a.m. The Reverend Dr. Clifton Rhodes, Jr. will officiate.

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