The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

January 26, 2014

L. Robert Lipps

Star Beacon

WAYNE — Lee Robert "Bob" Lipps, age 69, of Wayne Township, Ohio, died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014.

He was born May 30, 1944, in Geneva, Ohio, a son of Layton H. and Glenna D. (Fetters) Lipps. Bob was a 1962 graduate of Pymatuning Valley High School.

He was a lifelong dairy farmer in Wayne, and was an active member of Williamsfield United Methodist Church. Bob was an avid outdoorsman; and enjoyed his draft horses and his dog, “Duke.”

He is survived by his wife, Christine M. (Hugo) Lipps, whom he married Oct. 17, 1992 of Wayne; a daughter, Laurie Wilson of Zanesville, Ohio; a son, John (Brenda) Lipps of Andover; a daughter, Jenny (Eric) Unger of Painesville, Ohio; two step-daughters, Karen Irvine of Chardon, Ohio and Laura (Dan) Nolan of Columbus, Ohio; 11 grandchildren, Lindsay, Lance, Lauren, Jason, Elizabeth, Ben, Matthew, Krista, Kaethi, Emily and Erin; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Nola (Larry) Vlock of Sheffield Township, Ohio; and a brother, Leslie (Beverly) Lipps of Ashtabula, Ohio.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Leroy Lipps.

A Memorial Service will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 1st, at Williamsfield United Methodist Church, corner of Rt. 7 and 322, Williamsfield, Ohio, with the Rev. Pat Seger and Pastor Lyle Lipps officiating.

Memorial contributions can be made to Williamsfield United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 657, Williamsfield, Ohio 44093.

BAUMGARDNER FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICE, Andover, Ohio is handling arrangements with an online guestbook available at and