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Billy Gipson, Jr.

November 26, 1950 — February 1, 2022

Verona Community of Marshall County

Mr. Billy Paul Gipson, Jr., age 71, of the Verona Community of Marshall Co., died Tuesday, February 1, 2022. Born in Marshall Co., Mr. Gipson was a son of the late Billy Paul Gipson, Sr. and Georgie Mae Ervin Gipson Harris who survives. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a brother, Donald Wayne Gipson; his former wife, Kathy Gipson.

Billy Paul was a man of faith and a follower of Jesus Christ. He was a member of  Bethbieri Presbyterian Church and attending First Cumberland Presbyterian Church of  Lewisburg, TN. He was known for being a loyal friend with a quick smile and a ready joke, and was a sports enthusiast and lifelong Packers fan. Billy Paul loved music, was a talented musician and enjoyed playing guitar and singing with his buddies and the band. He excelled at fixing things, collecting guitars and vintage cars, fishing, spending time with his family and friends and playing golf. He retired from Whirlpool as a Senior Engineer and received six patents during his career and was a second generation member of the Lewisburg Elks Lodge.

Survived by his wife, Marliene Faye Gipson of the Verona Community; his mother, Georgie Mae Ervin Gipson Harris of Lewisburg, TN; step-son, Kevin Douglas (Shannon Rea) Davis of Eagle River, AK; 2 step-grandchildren, Ashley Michelle Davis of Washougal, WA and James Wyatt Davis of Eagle River, AK; 2 aunts, Nannie Sue Willoughby of Lewisburg, TN and Lillie Dale Sowell of Culleoka, TN; 2 nephews, Matt and Billy Wade Gipson of Lewisburg, TN.

The Funeral Service was held on February 7, 2022 at Lawrence Funeral Home and burial followed at Bethleham Cemetery in Marshall Co. Serving as Pallbearers were Jeff Conner, Dave Hunter, Allen Johnsey, Cody Liggett, Rodney McIntosh, Charlie Mitchell, Bart Steagall, Scotty Stegall, and Tim Waters.

LAWRENCE FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, in charge of arrangements. (931) 364-2233. (

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