Dr Benjamin Pippin
June 25, 2028 ~ February 13, 2010
Memorial services for Dr. Bro. Ben Benjamin L. Pippin will be held at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, February 20 at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Lester Howlett officiating. Dr. Pippin was born June 25, 1928 in Tahoka, Texas and passed away Saturday, February 13, 2010 in a Pittsburg hospital. He received an honorary Doctorate of Divinity degree from Smith Bible Institute and masters degree from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, both in California. He preached 45 years , was a Chaplain for Redondo Beach Police Department in California and more recently was minister at Turkey Creek Baptist Church. He was a lifetime member of the Rotary Club, Lions Club and a Master Mason. He is survived by one son Benjamin L. Pippin, II of Daingerfield; one sister Louise Howlett of Hughes Springs; two brothers and sisters-in-law Wiley and Margaret Pippin of Hughes Springs and Nate and Hazel Pippin of Greenville and Ruby Pippin, also of Greenville; two grandsons David and Leah Dixon of Tyler and Jason and Crystal Dixon of Kyle; one great grandson David; one great granddaughter Alexis; a companion Kelly Vaughn of Daingerfield; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife Billie Pippin; his parents James W. and Julia Pippin; one daughter Bene Dixon; a sister Opal Solsbee, and a brother J.W. Pippin.