Elbert “Apple” Wayne Lipe, 89, of Centralia, Missouri, passed away at his current residence at Valley View Health and Rehabilitation.
Apple was born on April 16, 1933, in Hannibal, Missouri, to Shorty and Mildred Lipe.
In 1976 he moved to Centralia, Missouri where he worked for AB Chance for more than 18 years. Apple also honorably served his country in the United States Marine Corps.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping and always loved to “grab” a cup of coffee on his way home from appointments. He also enjoyed watching his western movies and loved talking about his visit to California.
He was loved by all his family and will be dearly missed by all.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Shorty and Mildred Lipe and two sons, Marvin and Roger Lipe.
Elbert is survived by his two sons, Michael (Roxana) Lipe of Clark, MO, and Sonny (Becky) Lipe of Nebraska, grandchildren, Micheala and Jared Kirkendoll of Moberly MO, Michealle Lipe, Clark, MO, Harley and Josh Engel, Heather Lipe, Hannah Lipe, Anothony Lipe, Daniel Lipe, Richard and Vanessa Lipe, Amber and Chris Brents, Christina Lipe and Ashley Lipe; numerous great-grandchildren; extended family and friends.
Per the family’s request, there will be no services at this time.
Arrangements are under the direction of PATHWAY-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 411 Union Avenue, Moberly, Missouri 65270 (660) 263-7284. Condolences may be left online for the family at www.pathwaymemorial.com.