John G. Phipps, 78, of Ashland passed away July 13, 2022 in King’s Daughters Medical Center.
Mr. Phipps was born May 14, 1944 to the late Lawrence and Francis Fugate Phipps.
John was a proud Veteran of the United States Marine Corp where he served during the Vietnam War and was a boxer while in the service. He worked as an A Operator for the Flint Corp Group for 53 years. He was a hard worker with a great sense of humor that gave everyone a chance. At work he was known at the Conscience Objector always listening to both sides. In his free time he enjoyed wood working and poetry.
He is survived by his wife Linda Murphy Phipps; one son, Ryan (Lisa Childers) Phipps; one daughter, Barbara (Nathan May) Phipps; two grandchildren, Eric Dinkens and Luscia Phipps; along with one brother, Jerry Phipps.
Funeral services will be at 7:00 P.M., Monday, July 18, 2022 at Carman Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 6:00 to 7:00 P.M., Monday at the funeral home.