October 26, 1933 - February 11, 2015
Mr. Charlie Nipper, Sr., age 81, of Douglas passed away Wednesday evening, February 11, 2015, at the Shady Acres Health & Rehabilitation Center, following an extended illness. He was born October 26, 1933 to the late Willie Nipper and the late Mary Carver Nipper. Mr. Nipper, a native of Coffee County, was a retired Heavy Equipment Mechanic with Hercules, Inc. He was a U. S. Air Force and U. S. Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was a beloved son, husband, father, brother, and grandfather. He was also preceded in death by the following siblings, Ola Wright, Thelma Courson, Eliza Zanders, Carlene Lashley, and Juanita Griffin. Mr. Nipper was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church. Survivors include: His Wife: Louetha McKinnon Nipper of Douglas, Ga.; 1 Son: Charlie (Diane) Nipper, Jr. of Douglas, Ga.; 1 Daughter: Judy (Doug) Dombrowski of Pearson, Ga.; 1 Sister: Latrell Gillis of Pearson, Ga.; 4 Grandchildren: Joy Woods, Candace (Donald) Stalvey, Jr., Charlie Dakota Niper, and Cheyenne Nipper, all of Douglas, Ga., and 5 Great Grandchildren. Several Nieces, Nephews, Friends, and Other Relatives. Funeral Services were held Saturday, February 14, 2015, at 2:30 P. M., at the Chapel of Ricketson Funeral Home, with Rev. Marty Anderson and Rev. Kenyon Fennell officiating. The Interment followed in the Salem Cemetery. Active Pallbearers were: Chip Wright, Wayne Wright, Johnny Gillis, Michael Davis, Tim Lewis, and Bobby Ray McKinnon. Honorary Pallbearers were: Johnny Wright, Jake Wright, Pud Wright, Frank Griffin, Pee Wee Griffin, Nipper Gillis, C. V Gillis, David Courson, and Carroll Ray Courson, and the Congregation. Special Musical Selections, "Beulah Land", "He Set Me Free", and "Just A Rose Will Do", were rendered by, Greg Soles, Brenda Griffin, and Joshua Griffin, with Jessica Griffin, at the Keyboard. At the Graveside ,"Amazing Grace" was presented as a Congregational Hymn, led be Brenda Griffin, Joshua Griffin, and Jessica Griffin, on the Guitar. Ricketson Funeral Home was in charge of the Arrangements.
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