Obituary: Edward L. “Sam” Lippard |

Obituary: Edward L. “Sam” Lippard

Edward L. “Sam” Lippard May 5, 1917 ~ April 3, 2020

Delta, Colorado resident, Edward “Sam” Lippard, passed away on Friday, April 3, 2020 at his residence. He was just shy of turning 103. A private graveside service was held. Sam was born May 5, 1917 to John Henry and Edna Maude (Bryan) Lippard in Pearsall, Texas. He spent his childhood in the Texas Panhandle. Sam married Dora Maxine Doak on June 1, 1940 in Vernal, Utah. She preceded him in death. Sam proudly served his country in the United States Army during WW II. Sam was a resident of Craig, Colorado moving to Cedaredge, Colorado in 1976 then to Delta in 1995. He was a former member of the V.F.W. and was a member of First Baptist Church in Delta. Sam married Lula Mae (Odgen) on March 25, 1995 in Delta, Colorado. She preceded him in death in June 2019. Sam, a master plumber by trade, enjoyed hunting and fishing. Sam is survived by his daughter, Carla Scott and daughter-in-law, Sherry Lippard, both of Delta; five grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren and numerous great-great-grandchildren. Sam was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Edna Lippard; his first wife, Dora Lippard; his son, Garry Lippard; four brothers; three sisters; and his second wife, Lula Lippard. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory. View the internet obituary and sign the online guest registry at

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