Mr. Billy Paul Gipson, Jr., 71, of the Verona Community of Marshall Co., died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022. Born in Marshall Co., Mr. Gipson was a son of the late Billy Paul Gipson, Sr. and Georgie Mae …
Mr. Billy Paul Gipson, Jr., 71, of the Verona Community of Marshall Co., died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022. Born in Marshall Co., Mr. Gipson was a son of the late Billy Paul Gipson, Sr. and Georgie Mae Ervin Gipson Harris who survives. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a brother, Donald Wayne Gipson and his former wife, Kathy Gipson.
Billy Paul was a man of faith and a follower of Jesus Christ having been a member of Bethbieri Presbyterian Church and attending First Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Lewisburg, TN. He was known for being a loyal friend with a quick smile and a ready joke, and was a sports enthusiast and lifelong Packers fan. Billy Paul loved music, was a talented musician and enjoyed playing guitar. and singing with his buddies and the band. He excelled at fixing things, collecting guitars and vintage cars, fishing, spending time with his family and friends and playing golf. He retired from Whirlpool as a Senior Engineer and received six patents during his career, and was a second generation member of the Lewisburg Elks Lodge.
He is survived by his wife, Marliene Faye Gipson of the Verona Community; his mother, Georgie Mae Ervin Gipson Harris of Lewisburg, TN; step-son, Kevin Douglas (Shannon Rea) Davis of Eagle River, AK; two step-grandchildren, Ashley Michelle Davis of Washougal, WA and James Wyatt Davis of Eagle River, AK; two aunts, Nannie Sue Willoughby of Lewisburg, TN and Lilly Dale Sowell of Culleoka, TN.
The funeral service was held on Feb. 7, 2022, at Lawrence Funeral Home and burial followed at Bethleham Cemetery in Marshall Co. Serving as pallbearers were Jeff Conner, Dave Hunter, Allen Johnsey, Cody Liggett, Rodney McIntosh, Charlie Mitchell, Bart Stegall, Scotty Stegall, and Tim Waters.
Lawrence Funeral Home & Cremation Services in charge of arrangements. (931)364-2233. (www.lawrencefuneral.net)