Mr. Lipsey was born on March 11, 1934, in Shingler, and grew up in Tifton. He was the son of the late Jack Bonwell Lipsey and Rachel Cravey Lipsey. Mr. Lipsey honorably served as a member of the U.S. Army from 1959 - 1962. After returning to civilian life, he worked for the Swifts Independent Packing Company, Northrop-Grumman, and Jonesco Golf Course. He was also a member of Bradley Baptist Church.
Mr. Lipsey is survived by his wife of 51 years, Anna Loretta Harper Lipsey; son and daughter-in-law, Derek and Leslie Lipsey; and by his grandchildren, Mason Lipsey and Lane Lipsey.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Bradley Baptist Church, P.O. Box 61, Gray, GA 31032 or to EverCare Hospice, 4875 Riverside Drive, Macon, GA 31210.
The family may be contacted at the residence at 142 Oakland Drive in Gray.
Bridges Funeral Home and Crematory in Gray had charge of arrangements. Please visit the online memorial at www.bridgesfh.com.