George Lipe

George Wilson Lipe Sr.

December 20, 1929 - April 25, 2020
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George Wilson Lipe, Sr., 90, of Pine Bluff, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2020. He was born December 20, 1929 in Sunflower County, Mississippi, to the late Cornelius Holbert and Cora Dunn Lipe.
George was reared and early educated in the Mississippi Delta and graduated from Grenada High School. He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. George attended Delta State in Cleveland, Mississippi where he played football and baseball and earned his Bachelor of Science Degree. He then went on to Mississippi State University, where he earned his Master’s Degree. He moved to Pine Bluff in 1962 and started work at the Pine Bluff Arsenal as a research biologist, and then retired from the NCTR.
George enjoyed watching sports, and also enjoyed studying genealogy. He was a member of the former Southside Baptist Church (currently Family Church), where he served as a deacon and a past treasurer.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Barbara Carol Buckley Lipe, whom he married June 7, 1958 in Edwards, Mississippi; grandson, Jonathon Lipe, brother, Charles Lipe; and sister, Theresa Tatum.
Survivors include his three children, George W. Lipe, Jr. of Pine Bluff, John J. Lipe (Gayle) of Mooresville, Indiana and Kelly Ann Lipe of Holly Springs, Georgia; special daughter, Annette Swint; granddaughter, Amanda Marie Lipe; and great granddaughter, Natalie Marie Lipe.
Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, services will be a private graveside, Thursday, April 30, 2020, 1:30 PM, at Memorial Park Cemetery.
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  • Service

    Thursday, April 30, 2020 | 1:30pm
    Thursday, April 30, 2020 1:30pm
    Memorial Park Cemetery - Pine Bluff
    6707 Dollarway Road
    PINE BLUFF, AR 71602
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Due to Covid-19 Pandemic, Service is PRIVATE. Please see live broadcasting of service on our website.
  • Interment

    Memorial Park Cemetery - Pine Bluff
    6707 Dollarway Road
    PINE BLUFF, AR 71602
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Due to Covid-19 Pandemic, Service is PRIVATE. Please see live broadcasting of service on our website.


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Merle Paule

Posted at 06:54pm
I had the immense pleasure of working with George at NCTR for many years....he was one of the best.
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Monique Moye

Posted at 10:25am
Kelly, Annette and Family,
I continue to pray for you all. Kelly I know how much you love your dad and I pray that your loving memories of him will continue to put a smile on your heart ❤.
Love you!

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Posted at 07:43pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love, Uncle Arthur &Aunt Carolyn, Bob Buckley Family, Susan Brewer Family and Judy Worst Family.
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Carolyn and Maury Joe

Posted at 01:41am
Our deepest sympathy to the family.


Posted at 09:39pm
Dear Kelly and Family, We offer our heartfelt condolences during this time. Praying that the Lord surrounds you all with His peace, comfort, strength, and love.
God bless,
Harold and Family

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