Eugene Raymond Phibbs was born in Knoxville, Tennessee on April 26, 1894. Prior to answering the call of his nation, he was employed at Holston manufacturing Company in Loudon, Tennessee. He was never married.
Private First Class Phibbs served with the 117th Infanty, 30th Division and was killed in action on October 6, 1918.
He is buried at Lenoir City Cemetery, Lenoir City, Tennessee.