Bradley Lipps

Bradley Lipps

Friday, June 13th, 1924 - Wednesday, July 29th, 2020
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Bradley Lipps, age 96, passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at the VA Medical Center in Lexington.
He was born in Clay County, Kentucky on June 13, 1924 to the late Brotha Lipps and the late Lucy Smith Lipps. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII from June 1941 to October 1945. He was stationed in North Africa for three years and in Italy for six months before returning to the US. Bradley was a charter member and assistant minister of the Crestview Holy Sanctuary. He retired form Westinghouse/Phillips Lighting Company in Richmond. In his spare time, he was an avid gardener. He loved to work in his plants and vegetables. He could grow amazing roses and always had an abundance of vegetables.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Mary Elam Lipps; three brothers, William, Monroe and Brotha; and one sister Edna Robinson.
He is survived by four daughters, Barbara Howard (Charles) of Berea, Patricia Wilson of Huntsville, Alabama, Katherine Thomas (Pat), and Ruby Harris (William) of Richmond; seven grandchildren, Marty (Mechale) Howard, Teresa (Greg) Cress, Mark (Kristie) Howard, Bradley Howard, Tonya (Josh) Crowe, Gregory (Contessa) Harris, and Stewart (Melinda) Harris; eleven great grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 1 pm, Saturday, August 1, 2020 at Crestview Holy Sanctuary with Bro. Marty Howard, and Bro. Greg Cress officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in the Madison County Memorial Gardens. A pass-by visitation will be from 11 am to 1 pm at the church. In accordance with the health mandate from the Commonwealth of Kentucky, all visitors will be required to wear a face covering and exhibit proper social distancing.
Pallbearers will be Marty Howard, Mark Howard, Ryan Howard, Greg Harris, Stewart Harris, and Mark Adams. Honorary bearers will be Teresa Howard and Tonya Wilson.
The family would like to thank the Veterans Affairs Home Health for all their assistance and excellent care. Donations may be made to the Crestview Holy Sanctuary in memory of Bradley.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, August 1st, 2020 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Saturday, August 1st, 2020 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Crestview Holy Sanctuary
    Crestview Drive
    Berea, KY 40403
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  • Service

    Saturday, August 1st, 2020 | 1:00pm
    Saturday, August 1st, 2020 1:00pm
    Crestview Holy Sanctuary
    Crestview Drive
    Berea, KY 40403
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    Bro. Marty Howard
    Bro. Greg Cress
  • Interment

    Madison County Memorial Gardens
    210 West Rice Lane
    RICHMOND, KY 40475
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John & Juanita Scalf

Posted at 12:50am
Bradley Lipps married Me (Juanita Montgomery) to John Scalf March 21, 1988. Mary Lipps and Irene Scalf
In his sock feet. You will always be loved and missed

Patty Coope

Posted at 06:26pm
Deepest sympathy, love & prayers to all my Lipps cousins. I am so sorry that we cannot be with you all at this time.
Bradley was a wonderful Christian man who always had a huge smile & hug for his family members.
I will remember the times we sang at your church & all the family was so hospitable to us & cooked huge delicious dinners.
I will always remember Bradley who was soft-spoken and kind like my Daddy.
Love all of you,
Patty Lipps Cooper

Robert and Brenda

Posted at 06:42am
God will be your peace and comfort as you grieve the loss of your sweet grandfather. Please know that we are praying for you.
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With Sympathy, Bert Thomas, Jr. and Family
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