William Lipham

Obituary of William Ray Lipham

The Celebration of Life for William Ray Lipham, 69, of Ashland will be held on Thursday, September 2, 2021, at 2:00 PM at Benefield Funeral Chapel with Bro. Larry Mitchell officiating.  Burial will follow at Calvary Baptist Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12:00-2:00 PM on Thursday before services begin.

Mr. Lipham passed away Saturday, August 28, 2021, at East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika, AL.

Survivors include: one daughter, Angela Lopez (husband, Oreo) of Heflin; one son, Joel Brinkley (wife, Christina) of Conway, SC; four grandchildren, Jeremiah Dean, Roland Brinkley, Lycean Brinkley, and Trinity Brinkley; and three nephews and two nieces.

Pallbearers will be Jeremiah Dean, Joel Brinkley, Oreo Lopez, Joseph Lipham, Chris Craven, and Alan Lipham.

A Randolph County native, Mr. Lipham was born on March 23, 1952, the son of Levelle and Maggie Sanfrantello Lipham.  He was Baptist by faith and drove a truck for Royster Enterprise.  Mr. Lipham was preceded in death by his parents; an infant sister, Sara Lipham; a brother, Wayne Lipham; and a sister, Thercy Brown.

Memorials may be floral or donations may be made to Benefield Funeral Home to go toward final expenses.  

Thursday
2
September

Visitation

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday, September 2, 2021
Benefield Funeral Home
17624 Highway 431
Wedowee, Alabama, United States
256-357-2888
Thursday
2
September

Celebration of Life

2:00 pm
Thursday, September 2, 2021
Benefield Funeral Chapel
17624 Hwy 431
Wedowee, Alabama, United States

Interment

Calvary Baptist Cemetery
111 County Road 610
Roanoke, Alabama, United States