Age: 68 Address: Little Buck Hill Community Date of Death: Monday, July 21, 2014 Arrangements: Webb Funeral Home
Details: William “Bill” Lipps of Lipps Lane, the Little Buck Hill Community, died on Monday, July 21st at his home.
Bill was born March 15, 1946 in Avery County, NC to the late Thomas Franklin and Anna Ray Aldridge Lipps. Besides his parents he was also preceded in death by his sisters; Lillian Buckner, Laura “Tommie” Rohr and Betty Leonhardt, brothers; Ben, T.J., Sam, John “Buck” and Clay Lipps.
Bill was a cabinet maker at Henredon Furniture Industries for 38 years and was a maintenance worker at Linville Land Harbor when he passed. He was a member of Walnut Grove Presbyterian church and loved to cook for his family, going fishing and sitting on the porch. His most cherished time was spent with his family, especially his loving granddaughter, Taylor Rae Perkins.
Bill is survived by his wife; Betty Jo Buchanan Lipps of the home, daughter; Billie Perkins and husband Joey of King, NC, cherished granddaughter; Taylor Rae Perkins of King, NC, sisters; Mary Jo Thomas and husband Kenneth, of Newland, and Diane Street and husband Wayne of Bakersville, brother; Jack Lipps and wife Jeanie of Fayetteville, NC, sister in laws; Glenda Lipps, Betty Lipps, Elvie Crowder and Gertie Anglin in addition to a host of loving nieces and nephews.
The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence at the funeral service honoring the life of Mr. Bill Lipps at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at Walnut Grove Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Kurt Bomar officiating. Interment will follow at Walnut Grove Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
A time to receive friends, share memories and support the family will be from 1:00pm until the service hour at the church.
The family wishes to thank the nurses and staff of the ICU at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Carol Smith of Medi Home Hospice.
Flowers are appreciated but donations may be made to Medi Home Hospice at 436 Hospital Drive, Linville, NC 28646.
Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to the website; www.webbfh.com, selecting Mr. Lipps’ name and then you may sign his guestbook.
Webb Funeral Home in Spruce Pine, NC is assisting the Lipps family.