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Funeral Service: 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 3, 2021

Location: Weymouth Funeral Home

Interment: To follow service, Saturday, July 3, 2021

Location: Peninsula Memorial Park

John Wayne Pipkin, 66, a beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, son, and friend, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 26, 2021 after a courageous battle with cancer. In sorrow and sadness, we rejoice in knowing that he has won the greatest victory of his life, going to be with our Lord Jesus Christ.

John was a native of Newport News, VA graduating from Warwick High School.  He was an audacious man who loved life. Over the years, his adventures led him to Florida then back to Virginia where he met the love of his life, Fay. He treasured Fay from the moment they met.  The love they have for each other is unparalleled.  John was also a graduate of the Dominion Power apprentice school.  John was a hardworking dedicated employee of Dominion Power for 20+ year; he was fortunate to celebrate retirement.  In retirement, he enjoyed his favorite hobbies, such as gardening, landscaping his back yard, fishing, camping, and caring for his bunny, fishpond & tanks.  Most of all, John enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He loved an impromptu pool party on a summer afternoon! Those were some of his best days with everyone.

John was preceded in death by his parents, Vernon and Addie Pipkin as well as his brother, Vernon Pipkin, Jr.  Left to cherish his fond memories are his devoted wife, Fay Pipkin; his children and their spouses, Kerry Bland (Stephanie), Casey Spencer (Max), Jason Pipkin and Jeremy Pipkin; his grandchildren, Jacob Pipkin, Macy Spencer, Talen Bland, Lennon Bland, Jordan Pipkin, Ryan Pipkin, Samantha Pipkin, Avyana Pipkin, Victoria Pipkin and Arabella Pipkin; sister, Donna Buckner (Dennis); brother, Tim Pipkin (Lisa); mother and father-in-law, Virgil and Ruth Smith as well as many extended family members and friends.

A Funeral Service celebrating John’s life will be held at 10:00 a.m., on Saturday, July 3, 2021 at Weymouth Funeral Home with a interment to follow at Peninsula Memorial Park.In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the American Cancer Society.

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#3 Tony Biery 2021-07-03 12:13
John will be sadly missed. He was a very good friend loving, caring, and kind. I will always cherish the memories and time spent with him and his beloved Fay.
#2 Tim Pipkin 2021-06-29 21:34
Going to miss you John. Knowing that you are not in pain helps a bit but the void will never be filled. See you in heaven one day my brother. Love you.
#1 Karen Willis 2021-06-29 20:40
Condolences To the family
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