Charles E. Sipes
He was born in Crystal Springs, on November 11, 1939, the son of the late Charles Oliver and Florence May (Miller) Sipes. He was the husband of Ann A. (Mason) Sipes, whom he married on January 19, 1959.
He served in the U.S. Air Force, was of the Protestant faith, was a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge in Harrisonville, the Mercersburg Sportsman’s Club, the NRA, C&C Hunting Camp in Harrisonville, past president of the AFSCME Local 2122 and several other hunting and fishing clubs. He retired from PennDOT and currently was a mail carrier. He also was an avid flea market vendor.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by son Charles Joseph Sipes of McConnellsburg; brother Ricky Craig Sipes of Calhan, Colo.; sisters Shirley Joan Sipes of Pike, N.Y.; Darlene Doris Holmes of Pike, N.Y.; and grandchildren Ian Charles Sipes, Sarah Jane Sipes and Haleigh Maye Sipes.
He was preceded in death by brother Larry Edgar Sipes and infant brother Ronald Eugene Sipes.
Religious services were at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., Harrisonville, at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 15, 2011. Pastor William Swope officiated. Interment was at Siloam United Methodist Cemetery, Harrisonville.
Military services will be conducted by the Fulton Honor Guard.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.howardlsipes.com.