John E. Bippus

July 12, 1944 - December 5, 2016

07/12/1944 - 12/05/2016

Past Services

Visitation
Wednesday December 07, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel
1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 232-0330 | Directions
Visitation
Wednesday December 07, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel
1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 232-0330 | Directions
Service
Thursday December 08, 2016
11:00 am
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel
1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 232-0330 | Directions
Cemetery
Thursday December 08, 2016
12:30 pm
Greenwood Cemetery
1526 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-242-0270 | Directions

BIPPUS, John E., 72, of Wheeling, W.Va., died Monday, December 5, 2016 in Wheeling Hospital.

He was born July 12, 1944 in Wheeling, a son of the late Edward and Mary (Huff) Bippus. He was a member of the Cave Club, and a retired employee of Altmeyer Funeral Home. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steeler fan, and was a U.S. Navy veteran serving in the Vietnam War.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Patty Sprouse and brother-in-law, Fred Morrison.

He is survived by three daughters, Melissa Bippus of Wheeling, Jackie (Brian) Doran of Wheeling, and Tammy Bippus Wheeling; one sister, Carol Morison of Warwood, W.Va.; four grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and one niece.

Friends will be received on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling, where funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 11 am with Life Celebrant Sarah Barickman officiating. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com

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Cheryl J Skinner, WV Patriot Guard
6 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of John E. Bippus, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten..
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Navy Veteran, John E. Bippus, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Dennis R Albaugh
6 years ago

My sincere and deepest condolences to the family of “John”. Denny Albaugh

Donna Herzog
6 years ago

Carol I am very sorry to hear about your brother. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. Love, Donna Herzog