06/09/08 — VICTOR PIPKIN

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Nov. 29, 1927 -- June 6, 2008

Victor G. "Bill" Pipkin, 80, of Goldsboro went to be with his Lord Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center following a lengthy illness.

A graveside service will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park. The Rev. Willard Hardison and the Rev. Ray Boyette will officiate.

Mr. Pipkin was born Nov. 29, 1927, to the late Louis and Ethel Pipkin.

He was a carpenter until he retired and enjoyed fishing, working with his hands and gardening. He was a devoted family man and never turned down someone in need. He had an "open door policy" with family and friends alike.

He is survived by four sons, Rodney Pipkin and his wife, Barbara, of Pikeville, Ronnie Pipkin of Kenly, Johnny Pipkin of the home and Donnie Pipkin and Lynn Crow of Goldsboro; two daughters, Brenda Carter and her husband, Douglas, of Dudley and Darlene Stafford and her husband, Joseph, of Goldsboro; a sister, Lois Edwards of Bethel; five grandchildren, Richard Carter, Kira Pipkin, Amy Capps, Ronnie Pipkin Jr. and Rodney Pipkin Jr.; and one great-grandchild, Alex Carter;

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Callie Jane McKeel Pipkin; six brothers, Wesley Pipkin, Needham Pipkin, Jimmy Pipkin, Mark Pipkin, Clifton Pipkin and Edgar Pipkin; and two sisters, Agnes Melvin and Mary Pierce.

The family will receive friends at the home of Darlene Stafford at 105 N. Martin Road, Goldsboro, N.C., 27530.

Although flowers are welcome, memorial donations may be directed to Kitty Askins Hospice Center, 107 Handley Park Court, Goldsboro, N.C., 27534

Condolences to the Pipkin family may be directed to howellfh@earthlink.net.

The family is being served by Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro.


Published in Obituaries on June 9, 2008 2:26 PM