Mr. Lipgens was born June 7, 1925 in Connecticut, the son of the late Paul Lipgens and Bertha Leister Lipgens. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Jessie Davidson Lipgens.
Mr. Lipgens was a retired veteran in the US Navy and served his country for 33 years.
He is survived by his step daughter, Sylvia Powell, a niece, Maureen Arnold and a nephew, Danny Arnold. Also two step granddaughters, Shelia Matthews and Michelle Bristow.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Massey Funeral Home in Aulander, NC. Burial will be private at Highland Memorial Gardens in Ahoskie, NC.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home beginning at 1:00 PM prior to services.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.haroldmasseyfuneralhome.com