Bobby R. Lipps

November 14, 2023

Bobby R. Lipps, 84, of Greenfield, IN, passed away Saturday, November 11, 2023 at his residence. He was born June 8, 1939, in Manchester, KY, to his parents Henry and Georgia (Bowling) Lipps. Bobby was a member of Faith Trinity Pentecostal Church in Shelbyville, IN, where he was the chief builder for two of three building expansions for the church. He retired from Merico Corporation, where he was an industrial mechanic until the factory closed operations in Indianapolis. Bobby was a talented carpenter, jack of all trades and was happiest when he had a hammer in his hand.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Flossie (Bowling) Lipps and daughter, Bobbie Jean Lipps; 4 siblings, Ann Sester, Cumberland, KY; Tess (Barbara) Lipps, Manchester, KY; Clara (Rob) King, Greenfield, IN; Patty (Cletis) Cooper, Shelbyville, IN; and a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Georgia Lipps; brother, Pherman (Dud) Lipps; sisters, Joyce Hooker, Billie Rowe and Pamela Hounchell; and three brothers-in-law, Earl Hooker, Floyd Rowe and Bill Sester.

Funeral services for Bobby R. Lipps will be conducted on Saturday, November 18, 2023 at Faith Trinity Pentecostal Church, 505 W. Pennsylvania St., Shelbyville, IN. Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The funeral service will begin at 12:30 p.m. with Rev. Perry Fouts, Rev. Tess Lipps and Patty Cooper presiding. Burial will follow at Park Cemetery in Greenfield. Arrangements are entrusted to Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory in Greenfield.