OBITUARY

Walter Lippard

August 7, 1932January 10, 2021
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Walter Archie “Bud” Lippard Jr., 88, a resident of Jamestown passed away on January 10, 2021 at home with his family by his side. He was born in Concord, NC on August 7, 1932, the son of Walter Archie and Ethel Huntley Lippard, Sr. He was the second of six children. He spent his formative years growing up in Concord. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Business from Catawba College. He served his country in the U.S. Army from 1956-1962, stateside in Milwaukee, WI. Walter had a 40 year career in sales for several companies in the Concord and Greensboro area. He spent his life dedicated to his family, friends and his church. He was an active member of Peace United Church of Christ, where he enjoyed singing in the choir, delivering for ‘Meals on Wheels” and participating in the Men’s Fellowship. He had an unwavering love for his grandchildren and enjoyed spending time with them exploring the outdoors and fishing. For those who loved him, he will be remembered for his faithful heart, gentle nature, quiet wit and steadfast love. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Sylvia Canipe Lippard and daughters, Rene L. Cain (Mark) and Lorie L. Rocque (Jeff); grandchildren, Benjamin Cain (Kayla), Hannah Cain and Isabella Rocque and great granddaughter, Remi Rice. Sisters; Hope Lackey, Diane Caldwell (Ken), Janet Mayse (Mike); sister-in-law, Joyce Lippard and brother-in-law William Jay Brady and their families. He was predeceased by his parents, Walter A. Lippard, Sr. and Ethel H. Lippard; brother, Max H. Lippard and sister, Betsy Brady. The family would like to thank his dedicated caregivers; Tim, Susan and Sheila for their love, dedication and extraordinary care over the past years. We would also like to thank Medi-Home Health and Hospice for their support and care. A private memorial service will be held for the family. Mr. Lippard will lie in state on Friday from 2 to 5 pm at Hanes Lineberry Sedgefield Chapel. The service will be live streamed on Saturday, 11:00 A.M. Burial will be in Carolina Memorial Park in Concord, NC. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Peace United Church of Christ, 2714 West Market St., Greensboro, NC 27403 or a charity of one’s choice. Online condolences may be made at www.haneslineberryfhsedgefield.com

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Lie in State

    Friday, January 15, 2021

  • A Private service will be held at Hanes-Lineberry Sedgefield Chapel

    Saturday, January 16, 2021

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OTHER SERVICES:

  • Burial at Carolina Memorial Park, Concord, NC

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Tracie Maner

January 18, 2021

Dear Rene and Family,
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know, that I am keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. I know that he was a special man. May you find comfort in the memories you have.

William Cagle

January 18, 2021

I have to say of all the people I have known in my life, Bud was the most likeable. His witty personality and his kind heartedness endeared him to everyone. For certain, he touched a lot of lives, including mine.

Margaret Patton

January 15, 2021

Dear Sylvia,

Sending you and your family my most sincere condolences for your loss. You will remember me as your employee in the Dean's Office, in the School of Human Environmental Sciences at UNCG, during a portion of 1991-92. That was a very long time ago, and we have lost contact. But please do accept the sincerity of my condolences upon the passing of your dear husband.

Margaret Boozer Patton

Diana Davis

January 13, 2021

Dear Rene, I am so sorry for this sadness. Praying God will provide comfort to you and your family as you grieve. Diana Davis

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