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.