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Lipe, William Neal

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June 7, 1934 - April 7, 2020

Lipe, William Neal

William Neal Lipe, 85, of Plano and formerly of Los Fresnos, Texas, passed away April 7 , 2020.  He was born near Los Fresnos to Edgar Neal and Bessie DeBusk Lipe.  He served in the U.S. Navy, completed degrees at Texas A&M and University of California at Davis, and worked for the Texas A&M Experiment Station for over 30 years.

He is survived by his wife, Jean Adams Lipe of Plano; daughter, B. J. Swenson and husband Brian and their son Will of El Campo; son, David Neal Lipe and wife Connie and their sons, Atticus, Nathaniel and Sebastian of Plano; and daughter Linda Lipe and her son Jackson Dyas of Lakeville, Minnesota.

William was preceded in death by his parents and brothers Edgar, George, and John Lipe and sister Dorris Pierce.

Due to these uncertain times, a memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorial donations in memory of Bill may be made to Habitat for Humanity or the charity of one’s choice.


Arrangements under the direction of:

Aria Cremation Service and Funeral Home

19310 Preston Road

Dallas, Texas 75252

(214) 306-6700

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Linda Hood

April 10, 2020 6:06PM

Bill will be missed. We loved Bill and Jean and always enjoyed visiting with them when we went to buy fruit from them. Prayers for the entire family.

Anne-Marie Ham

April 09, 2020 9:27AM

Jean and family,our condolences and prayers for you at the loss of your husband and Dad. God bless you, Anne-Marie Ham

Mary Adams

April 08, 2020 7:31AM

I am so sorry for your loss. I always compared Bill to the Energizer Bunny because he was always busy doing something. Heaven will be even more beautiful now because Bill will be there to fix things.