Elmer M. Phelps Elmer Millard Phelps, 68, of Spring Grove Road, Appomattox, died Wednesday afternoon, January 8, 2014, at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of Beverly Winston Phelps. Elmer was born on August 8, 1945, in Appomattox County, a son of the late Emily Blanche Moore and Enid Millard Phelps. He was a retired employee of Babcock & Wilcox, a member of Hebron Baptist Church and served his country in Vietnam as a proud member of the U.S. Army. In addition to his wife, Beverly, he is survived by two daughters, Dawn P. Martin and husband, Bucky of Spout Spring and Angela P. Wolfe and husband, Lee, of Salem; six grandchildren, Kirsten, Morgan and Lathan Doss of Spout Spring, Grey, Addison and Winston Wolfe of Salem; three brothers, Howard Phelps and his wife, Betty, of Appomattox, Gerald Phelps and his wife, Eva, of Virginia Beach, Arnold Phelps of Appomattox; five sisters, Emily Mitchell and husband, Ronnie, of Red House, Patricia Evans and husband, Herman, of Brookneal, Linda Rogers and husband, Danny, Bonnie Deters and husband, Doug, and Connie Fortin and husband, Richard, all of Appomattox; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, January 12, 2014, at Hebron Baptist Church by the Reverend Wayne Lanham and Lewis "Butch" Wood. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3 until 5 p.m. Saturday, January 11, 2014, at Robinson Funeral Home and other times at the residence. Those wishing to make memorials please consider The Children Miracle Network, C/o Carilion Clinic Foundation, P.O. Box 12187, Roanoke, VA 24023. Robinson Funeral Home and Cremation Service is serving the family and an online condolence may be sent by visiting www.robinsonfuneral.com.