Col. (Ret) Lawrence Allen Pippins

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Col. (Ret.) Lawrence Allen Pippins

Larry Pippins passed away peacefully at home on December 2, 2017 after an 18 month battle with ALS. He was born in Pensacola, FL. He was a veteran of the Army, having served 30 years, mainly in the Military Police. He served in Desert Storm, in Iraq and as the Inspector General Of the Louisiana National Guard from 2001-2006. He was a graduate of Choctawhatchee High School, Fort Walton, FL and received a BA and MA from the University of South Florida, Tampa.He is survived by his wife, Linda Bogan Rose Pippins; his sisters, Peggy Pippins Dyer (Reese); Patti Pippins Gilmore (Reggie), Mary Pippins Fuller (Stephen), Sandra Jumonville Brown (Gregory); brothers, Joe Pippins (Cheri), Francis Jumonville (Robin); father-in-law, Robert Bogan, Jr.; brothers-in-law, Wayne Melvin, Patrick Bogan (Tammy) and Robert Bogan III (Virginia); sisters-in-law, Ellen Bogan Lee (Stephen) and Paula Bogan Drone (Donald); and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Idell McCart Pippins, parents, Francis and Mae Jumonville; his brothers, Phillip Pippins and James Pippins and his sister Debby Pippins Melvin.
Special thanks to the Ochsner ALS Clinic team, the Veterans Administration ALS Clinic team, The ALS Association Support Group and his personal caregiver, Pam Pichon who all provided wonderful and compassionate care and support.
A Memorial Service will be held at E J. Fielding Funeral Home, Covington, LA on December 16, 2017. For details see www.ejfieldingfh.com. Memorials can be made to the ALS Association, LA/MS Chapter, 11725 Industriplex Blvd., Suite 3, Baton Rouge, LA 70809 or The Paralyzed Veterans of America, www.pva.org.
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Published in The Crestview News Bulletin on Dec. 13, 2017
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