(submitted by Keith Croft)
June 22, 1923 - February 15, 1995
James Edwin Lipe, 71, retired as a manager in the textile division of Monsanto Corporation, died Wednesday of heart failure at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, MS. Services will be at 11 a.m. today at St. Therese's Catholic Church, where he was a communicant, with burial in Attala County Memory Gardens. Jordan Funeral Home has charge.
He graduated from Mississippi State University in 1951 and was a lifelong supporter of and volunteer for Boy Scouts of America, an Eagle Scout and a recipient of the Silver Beaver Award. He was a member of Kosciusko Rotary Club and a financial officer and maintenance man at St. Therese's Catholic Church. He had lived in Pensacola, FL, for 31 years and was a member of the Exchange Club and past president of the Junior Achievement Advisory Board of Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola. He was also a member of Woodbadge Adult Training Program, on the executive board of the Andrew Jackson Council of the Boy Scouts and had been a World War II Naval pilot.
Mr. Lipe is survived by his wife, two daughters, five sons, a sister, two brothers, and ten grandchildren.
The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, any memorials be sent to Boy Scouts of America in care of the Andrew Jackson Council in Jackson or St. Therese's Catholic Church in Kosciusko, MS.
The Commercial Appeal
February 18, 1995