Walter Alton Fipps, JrNovember 15, 1954 ~ April 1, 2017 (age 62)
Walter Alton Fipps Jr. age 62 died Saturday in McLeod Hospice Center, Florence, SC.
Born in Columbus County, NC he was the son of the late Walter Alton Fipps Sr. and Mary Frances Reynolds Fipps.
He was a member of Civil Air Control and avid Ham Radio Operator where he was a storm chaser and loved reporting the weather by the way of radio.
He served in the Army National Guard and Army Reserve.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley Brigman Fipps of Mullins, SC. Two daughters: Angela Fipps Johnson of Longs, SC, Dana Fipps Rouse and husband Dwayne of Dillon, SC.
Two brothers: John Fipps of the Williams Township Community, Frank Fipps of Independence, MI. One sister, Daphne Fipps, Dublin, NC Seven Grandchildren: Haleigh Elliott, Hayden Panos, London Johnson, Wyatt Rouse, Khloe Rouse, Knox Rouse, Isabella Charon.
Celebration of Life service will be held Thursday (April 6, 2017) at 5:00pm at Praise Temple Church on Hwy 76 Mullins, SC.
A service of Inman Ward Funeral Home of Tabor City