Willie Morgan Pippin, age 63 of Cottondale passed away on Friday, June 5, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born in Houston, Texas on September 26, 1956 and spent most of his life in Cottondale. Willie proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps, where he obtained the rank of Lance Corporal. He was a truck driver and enjoyed making a living sitting behind the wheel. Willie loved NASCAR, camping, fishing, and cooking for family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Grover Stephen Pippin and Alice Faye Faircloth Pippin; one brother, Douglas Pippin.
Willie is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Vickie Pippin of Cottondale; children, Willie Michael Pippin and wife Robbie of Cottondale, and Kisha McGinty and husband Greg of Cottondale; one brother, Steve Pippin and wife Angie of Cottondale; grandchildren, Willie Marshal Pippin (Breanna), Morgan McGinty (Undreyus), Anna Marie Pippin (Reid), Jersie McGinty, and Douglas Pippin; great-grandchildren, Zaxton Baker, Kyser Hall, and the first great-granddaughter on the way. Willie is also survived by a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 in the Marianna Chapel Funeral Home with Brian Braxton officiating. Burial will follow in the First United Methodist Church of Cottondale cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the Marianna Chapel Funeral Home.
Marianna Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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