Joseph Robert Bob Phelps, Jr., 77, of Kingsport, died at 4:15 p.m. Sunday at Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at East Lawn Funeral Home. Services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel. Burial will follow graveside services at 11 a.m. Thursday in East Lawn Memorial Park. Those attending committal services are asked to assemble at the gravesite by 10:45 a.m. Thursday.