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Jeff "Pops" Phipps

March 25, 1956 — January 8, 2024

Bolivar, TN

Jeff "Pops" Phipps, 67, of Bolivar, departed this life January 8, 2024.

Born and reared in Bryan, OH, he was the son of the late Paul and Ruth Phipps.  He was also preceded in death by a sister, Gwen Balser and a brother-in-law, John Hachtel.

Mr. Phipps had lived in Hardeman and Fayette counties for over 30 years where he had been active with the Hardeman County Rescue Squad, Braden (TN) Fire and Rescue, Henderson County Fire and Rescue and Fayette County Sheriff's Department.  Before retirement, he had been a dispatcher for Custom Trucking.  He also had lived several years in Arizona.

In his leisure time, he enjoyed riding motorcycles, fishing, karaoke and spending time with his children, grandchildren and family.  His daughter remembers him as being a "good Dad".  He had attended Trinity Baptist Church in Bolivar.

He leaves two children, Kachaelle Webster of Jackson and Michael Ash of Clarksville, TN; a sister,  Cathy Hachtel of Lagrange; a brother, Erny "Dale" Phipps of Peoria, AZ; a brother-in-law, Daniel Balser of Arizona; four grandchildren, one great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be sent to the Warriors Center, Bolivar or Trinity Baptist Church, 1210 Tate Road, Bolivar, TN 38008.



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Saturday, January 13, 2024

4:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors - Bolivar

109 Mecklinburg Drive, Bolivar, TN 38008

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