1954 – 2017
Walter Alton Fipps Jr. of Mullins died Saturday in McLeod Hospice Center, Florence. He was 62.
Born in Columbus County, he was the son of the late Walter Alton Fipps Sr. and Mary Frances Reynolds Fipps.
He was a member of Civil Air Control and avid Ham Radio Operator where he was a storm chaser and loved reporting the weather by the way of radio.
He served in the Army National Guard and Army Reserve.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley Brigman Fipps of Mullins; two daughters, Angela Fipps Johnson of Longs and Dana Fipps Rouse and husband Dwayne of Dillon; two brothers, John Fipps of the Williams Township Community and Frank Fipps of Independence, Michigan; one sister, Daphne Fipps, Dublin; and seven grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life was planned for 5 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at Praise Temple Church, Hwy 76, Mullins.
A guest register is available here.