Funeral service for Donnie Ray Pipkin, 63, of Pine Forest, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, West Oaks Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Shannon Gammill officiating. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery with Tode Johnson, Brad Mobley, Billy Huie, Rusty Garmon, Ryan Garmon, Chris Pryor, Randy Mobley and Jason Mobley serving as pallbearers; honorary pallbearers will be Pine Forest Coffee Drinkers, David Screws, Keith Bain, David Vail, Ricky Bain, Calvin Bain, Bob Bain, Bill Egan, Paul Bennett, Brian Bain, Edith Bain, Adam Hostetler and Perry Hostetler. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Monday, July 8, 2019 at West Oaks Funeral Home.
Donnie was born March 6, 1956 in Flora, Texas, the son of Chester Pipkin and Mildred Woodard Pipkin. He married his wife Paula on July 16, 1976 in Sulphur Springs, and she survives. Donnie passed away on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at his residence.
Donnie was a professional truck driver, and recently, he was a driver for Bell Concrete. He attended Life Fellowship.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by sons Patrick Pipkin and wife Angie of Pine Forest and Cody Pipkin and wife Kayla of Greenwood; brother JR Pipkin and wife Cathy of Mount Pleasant; and grandchildren Alana Landers, Maysen Pipkin, Makenzi Pipkin, Addisyn Pipkin and Bo Jackson Pipkin.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Billy Jack Pipkin and Jimmy Pipkin, and sister Laverne Huie.
Arrangements are under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home. www.westoaksfuneralhome.com