Robert Lippard STATESVILLE Robert Lewis Lippard, 90, of Statesville died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, at Gordon Hospice House.
He was born in Iredell County Oct. 11, 1928, and was the son of the late Robert Guy Lippard and Vernie Speaks Lippard. He was retired from Gilliam Furniture and a lifelong Member of Diamond Hill Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Macie Dixon Lippard; son, Montie Stephen Lippard; and great-granddaughter, Layla Adams.
He is survived by three daughters Gloria Sutter (Gary) of Statesville, Tami Kincaid (John) of Statesville, and Terry Lippard Fulp (Michael) of Statesville; three grandchildren, Jamie Charles Redmond (Klará), Shannon Michael Fulp (Jacklynn), and Brittany Fulp Adams (Michael); and four great-grandchildren, Emma and Samuel Redmond and Heaven and Chloe Fulp; and brothers, James Allen Lippard (Jo) of Statesville, and Clyde Lippard (Evadean) of Statesville.
The family will receive friends today, Saturday, March 2, at Diamond Hill Baptist Church from 1 to 2 p.m., with a celebration of life service following at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Carl Williams officiating. Mr. Lippard will be laid to rest next to his wife at Iredell Memorial Park following the service.
In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to Gordons Hospice House, 2347 Simonton Rd., Statesville, NC 28625.
Reavis Funeral Home of Statesville is assisting the Lippard family.