OBITUARY

Kenneth R. Hipps Jr.

December 5, 1926November 30, 2012

Kenneth Roy Hipps, Jr., 85, passed away Friday, November 30, 2012. He was born on December 5, 1926 in Jacksonville, FL to the late Kenneth Roy Hipps, Sr., and Elma Shindler Hipps. He was a veteran having served in the Army during World War II. After the war he was a licensed pilot and flew out of the Mile Branch Airport near his family’s home. For most of his life he was self employed and involved with site clearing, heavy equipment, cattle, sheep and tree farming. Kenneth is preceded in death by his mother, father and sister Betty Hipps. He is survived by daughters, Audrey Campbell and Brenda Clower, brother Frank Hipps and several grand and great-grandchildren as well as nieces and nephews. The family visitation to greet friends will be held on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 from 10:00am until 11:00am in the Chapel of Hardage-Giddens Town and Country Funeral Home, 7242 Normandy Blvd., Jacksonville, FL. 32205. Funeral Service will follow family visitation at 11:00am. Burial will be at Riverside Memorial Park Cemetery, Jacksonville, FL.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, December 5, 2012
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, December 5, 2012
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Kenneth R. Hipps Jr.

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January 2, 2013

Kenneth Hipps inspired me as a youth. He was a mentor and great friend. I was saddend to hear of his passing. As a Military man myself for nearly 30 years I salute him. I am sorry I was unable to attend his services. Me and my family send our blessings. I have many found memories to cherish of him.

LT Keith Kennedy and Family
Naval Station Great Lakes IL

jerry sizemore

December 8, 2012

I'm happy to had the opportunity to meet Mr. Hipps earlier this year. He was a very kind and gentle man. We will miss him. He loved his sheep!

Eunice Henderson

December 8, 2012

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.

Mary Groves

December 6, 2012

I share your sadness Frank. We met only fleetingly but Kenneth and his tiny dog left a powerful imprint...
We can't see where he's going Lord but we can sure see where he's been!
My thoughts and prayers are with you all,
Mary Groves from Australia

Jerry & Debbie Perry

December 6, 2012

Our deepest sympathy for your loss. Kenneth was a true gentleman and will be missed. May your memories bring you comfort.

December 5, 2012

I will miss Mr.Kenneth coming into my stored(Marietta feed) to get his cow feed. Many of times we would seat and talk I'll miss those talks. I am very sorry for the hipps family for the lose of a good and kind man. Sally higginbotham

Mary Anne and Joanne

December 5, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May you find comfort in the love of friends and family surrounding you.

Tom and Roma Cox

December 5, 2012

We wish we could wave a magic wand, and take away the sorrow you must now be feeling. But we are sending our love and prayers to the whole Hipps Family.

Sammy Norman

December 5, 2012

Audrey,I am sorry about your Daddy. He was always so kind to me. I spent some time with him at your house about two months ago he needed help with the pool. I always enjoyed talking to him. I will be praying for your family. Please call if you need anything.

Archie and Susan Powell

December 4, 2012

Sorry to hear about Kenny. He will be missed.