William Curtis Zips
May 5, 1932 – July 21, 2020
William Curtis Zips, age 88, of Brandon, FL passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 21, 2020.
Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Patricia Zips; son, Edward (Becky) Zips of Johnstown, PA; daughter, Vicky (Randy) Vlach of Casper, WY and daughter Sherry Zips of Tampa, FL; 3 grandchildren, Rhiana (Brian) Leatherly, Zach Zips and Jennifer Lynch; 3 great grandchildren, Hailee, Shawn and Beckett; special niece, Cathy Haddle-Jaggers of Tucson, AZ and Johnstown, PA.
Bill and Patricia were owners of a duckpin bowling alley in Johnstown, PA for 22 years. Bill loved bowling, golf, dancing and being with his friends. He served in the Navy during the Korean War and was then married to Patricia in 1953. He was a member of the Elks Club, VFW and the Legion. He as loved by all who knew him and will be sadly missed. He will be buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens in Johnstown, PA. A private family Celebration will be held at Hillsboro Memorial Gardens in Brandon, FL.