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Striffler-Hamby Mortuary - Phenix City

3770 Highway 431 North, Phenix City, AL

OBITUARY

Johnny Wayne Lipham

April 30, 1948July 27, 2019
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Johnny Wayne Lipham, 71 of Smiths Station, AL passed away Saturday, July 27, 2019 at his home. Graveside funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at Lakeview Memory Gardens according to Striffler-Hamby in Phenix City, AL. The family will receive friends from 11:00am until 12:00pm at the funeral home prior to the service.

Mr. Lipham was born April 30, 1948 in Cherokee County, Alabama the son of the late Levelle and Maggie Sanfratello Lipham. He served in the U.S. Army in South Korea and later retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 36 years of service as a rural carrier in Waverly, AL and was also former co-owner of Mail Bag Inc. in Phenix City.

Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Infant Sara Lipham and Thercy Lipham Brown.

Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Patricia Davis Lipham of Smiths Station, AL; four children, Jennifer Lipham Barnwell (Joe) of Ashland, AL, Johnny Allen Lipham (Kay) of Cragford, AL, Joseph Wayne Lipham of Smiths Station, AL, Brandon Keith Richard of Lawrenceville, GA, brother, William Ray Lipham of Ashland, AL, eight grandchildren, three great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, please contribute to the John B. Amos Cancer Center or to the Columbus Hospice, Inc. at www.columbushospice.com. To offer condolences, please visit www.shphenixcity.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Levelle Lipham, Father (deceased)
  • Maggie Sanfratello Lipham, Mother (deceased)
  • Patricia Davis Lipham, Wife of 39 Years
  • Jennifer Lipham Barnwell (Joe), Daughter
  • Johnny Allen Lipham (Kay), Son
  • Joseph Wayne Lipham, Son
  • Brandn Keith Richard, Son
  • William Ray Lipham, Brother
  • Infant Sara Lipham, Sister (deceased)
  • Thercy Lipham Brown, Sister (deceased)
  • Mr. Lipham also leaves behind eight grandchildren, three great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews along with a host of other extended relatives and friends to cherish his legacy.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, July 30, 2019
  • Graveside Service Tuesday, July 30, 2019

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Mike Robinson

July 30, 2019

I Only Met Him ONCE, But He CERTAINLY Appeared To Be Quite A GOOD Man✝️🙏🏻♥️🕊👍! I’be Known Pat Since August Of 1967 In The 7th Grade😉👍! Pat You’re A WONDERFUL Woman♥️! I’m SO SORRY For Your Loss😭!!!!!!! I FEEL It FOR You Because I’m STILL Grieving The Loss Of My Wife Peggy Almost 4 Years Ago😖😭! My Prayers Are WITH ALL Of Y’all✝️🙏🏻♥️🕊!

Katie Raines

July 29, 2019

Uncle Wayne, man I could say a life time of memories with you. from going to uncle billys house and teaching me how to lawnmower race, to eating gold fish and sitting by the lake, to playing cards and laughing picking muscadines in the field.to just cutting up and living life likes it our last. from going with grandma and aunt pat to the postal service and sorting out all the mail for you. till recently no matter how bad you felt you always kept a smile on your face. I am so glad i got to see you last year and give you a hug and and kiss and let you know that i love you..


prayers and thoughts and love to the family. wish so bad that i could be there with you guys.

Theodore D. Cook

July 29, 2019

My prayers and condolences go out to Wayne family. I have lost a good friend who I love and dearly respected. We spent 3 years together in the US Army of which 13 months were in cold Korea. I enjoyed my phone conversation a few weeks ago, which I promised to visit soon. However, I have been limited to my travel with somre health problems of my own. Rest on my brother, see you in the future one day. God's love,
Ted Cook, 1SG, Retired, US Army

Angela Lopez

July 28, 2019

Rest in Peace Uncle Wayne!! You will be missed!! You are flying high with the Angels now!!

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Biography

Johnny Wayne Lipham, 71 of Smiths Station, AL passed away Saturday, July 27, 2019 at his home. Graveside funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at Lakeview Memory Gardens according to Striffler-Hamby in Phenix City, Alabama. The family will receive friends from 11:00am until 12:00 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service.
Mr. Lipham was born April 30, 1948 in Cherokee County, Alabama; son of the late Levelle and Maggie Sanfratello Lipham. He served in the U.S. Army in South Korea and later retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 36 years of service as a rural carrier in Waverly, AL and was also former co-owner of Mail Bag Inc. in Phenix City.
Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Infant Sara Lipham and Thercy Lipham Brown.
Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Patricia Davis Lipham of Smiths Station, AL; four children, Jennifer Lipham Barnwell (Joe) of Ashland, AL, Johnny Allen Lipham (Kay) of Cragford, AL, Joseph Wayne Lipham of Smiths Station, AL, Brandon Keith Richard of Lawrenceville, GA, brother, William Ray Lipham of Ashland, AL, eight grandchildren, three great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to the John B. Amos Cancer Center or to the Columbus Hospice, Inc. at www.columbushospice.com.
To offer condolences, please visit www.shphenixcity.com