William James "Lip" Lipscomb

Born: Thu., May 15, 1952
Died: Wed., Sep. 2, 2020


Visitation

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Wed., Sep. 09, 2020
Location: Adams-Buggs Funeral Service ~ Etowah Chapel


Celebration of Life

3:00 PM Thu., Sep. 10, 2020
Location: Adams-Buggs Funeral Service ~ Etowah Chapel


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With heartfelt sympathy we announce the passing of Mr. William J. Lipscomb of Gadsden, who transitioned Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at the age of 68.

William J. Lipscomb was born in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama on May 15, 1952 to the union of Harvey and Artie Will Lipscomb Haley, Sr. 

“Lip” attended Nancy E. Oden Middle School and graduated from Carver High School. He served in the United States Army for a term. 

William was a member of Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church and later attended Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church. 

William was a devoted, loving and caring person to his family. He left his earthly home on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 to be present with the God. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers, Douglas, Bernard, Howard and one sister, Lavada. 

He Leaves to mourn his passing his wife, Brenda Lipscomb; children, William “Bill”, LonTerry (LaVora), Joycilyn, LaKerria and Arlaneya; grandkids, Kevin “Flo”, LonTerry, Jr., LonTerreona, Zakhori, Malek, Brekhia, David and LaMyracle; sisters, Bernice, Debbie; brothers, Harvey, Jr., Darryl (Siraprapra), Eric, Andre (Tina); aunt, Ruth Battles; sisters-in-law, Paulette Lipscomb and Sydney Dillard;  nieces, Kayla, Artie (LaVor); nephews, Juan (LaShala), Christopher (Rere), Anthony, Adrian, Donnie, Andre, Jr., Jeremy and Eric, Jr.; great-nephews, Terrell, Lavor, Jr., Andre; a host of other relatives and friends.  

Celebration of Life will be 3:00p.m. Thursday, September 10, 2020 at the Etowah Chapel of Adams-Buggs Funeral Service with Rev. Charles Posey, officiating. Interment will follow at Crestwood Cemetery, Viewing and visitation will be 4:00-6:00p.m. Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at the Etowah Chapel of Adams-Buggs Funeral Service.

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