Eugene “Scotty” Hipp, 80, of
He was born on
Scotty was a member of St. James Catholic Church in Haubstadt. He was the founder of Scotty’s Lawn & Garden and Scotty’s Lawn Equipment Sales and Service. He also retired as a supervisor from Whirlpool Corporation after 20 years.
He served on the board of directors at Haubstadt State Bank & Citizens. He was one of the founding directors of Gibson Water. He served in the U.S. Army as an MP. He was an Honorary Life Member of the Knights of Columbus Council #2215, Haubstadt Chamber of Commerce and the American Legion Post 194. He was also a member of St. James Men Club.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Rita “Elpers” Hipp and six children: Carol (Jeff) Rodgers, Cindy (Jim) Rexing, Randy (Patricia) Hipp, Kathy (Bruce) Deer, David (Mary Jo) Hipp, and Mark (Jan) Hipp. Also surviving are 19 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his brothers Kenneth & Jim. He is survived by three sisters: Betty Bridges, Lolly Wimsatt & Shirley Jones.
A mass of Christian Burial will be conducted on Friday, Oct. 19th at at St. James Catholic Church in Haubstadt.
Visitation will be on
Thursday, Oct. 18th from 2 until
at Stodghill Funeral Home located on Hwy. 168 West in