Kipp, Andrew Brian "Andy" (Rock Spring)

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Andrew Brian “Andy” Kipp, 57 of Rock Spring, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017. He had lived in the Chattanooga and North Georgia areas for most of his life and was a member of Oakwood Baptist Church in Chickamauga, where he taught the Sunday School Class, “Others First,” with his wife. He was employed with the Walker County DFACS as a Case Worker for many years and was a true servant, who always put others needs before his own. He was a loving and devoted son, brother, husband, father and grandfather who will be truly missed by all who knew him.

He was preceded in death by his father, Eugene Kipp.

Survivors include his loving wife, Sharon Kipp of Rock Spring; mother, Zelda Kipp of Yulee, Fl.; two sons and daughters-in-law, David Curtis (Whitney) Sims of Cleveland, and Zachary Solomon (Heather) Sims of Athens, Ga.; brother, Russ Kipp of Yulee, Fl.; sister, Sharon Huffman of Yulee, Fl.; three grandchildren, Brantley Sims, Bryler Sims and Gage Sims; numerous extended family and friends.

Celebration of life services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 at Oakwood Baptist Church with Rev. Allen Farris officiating. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the time of service at the church.

Online guest book at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements are by the LaFayette Chapel of Wilson Funeral Home, LaFayette. 


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