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Bloomington, IN 47401
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Charles Andrew

Charles Andrew "Bud" Lipscomb Jr.

Tuesday, January 10th, 1939 - Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
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Charles Andrew "Bud" Lipscomb Jr., 80, of Ellettsville, passed away on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. Bud was born January 10, 1939 in Beckley, West Virginia and was the son of the late Charles Andrew Lipscomb Sr. and Doris (Hatcher) Lipscomb.
Bud worked for 38 years at Crane NWSC as an engineer, retiring in 2004. After retirement he taught Physics at Ivy Tech. He was an active member of Free Methodist Church in Bloomington where he sang in the choir and taught Sunday School. He was also active in the Emmaus and Kairos Ministries.
Bud is survived by his wife of 59 years, Janice (Worth) Lipscomb of Ellettsville; daughter, Kathryn (James) Livengood of Zionsville, IN ; son, Jim Lipscomb of Nashville, IN; three grandchildren, Skyla Lipscomb, Jyri Livengood and Tatyana Livengood; and one sister, Katheryn "Kitty" Musselman of Charlotte, NC.
Bud was preceded in death by his daughter, Margaret "Marge" Mueller and his parents.
Services for Bud will be 10:00 am Saturday, February 23, 2019 at the Bloomington Free Methodist Church, 1121 S. Lincoln St. Bloomington. Pastor Les Rovenstine will officiate the service with burial following at Valhalla Memory Gardens.
Visitation will be on Friday, February 22, 2019 from 4-7 pm at Free Methodist Church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bud's memory to Kairos Ministries, P.O. Box 681515 Indianapolis, IN 46268-1515
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  • Visitation

    Friday, February 22nd, 2019 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Friday, February 22nd, 2019 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Free Methodist Church
    1121 S. Lincoln St.
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  • Service

    Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 | 10:00am
    Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 10:00am
    Free Methodist Church
    1121 S. Lincoln St.
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  • Interment

    Valhalla Memory Gardens
    310 N. Johnson Ave.
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Jenna Musselman

Posted at 11:19am
Bud was my physics professor at Ivy Tech. I loved that he would tell us these crazy stories and then somehow relate them back to physics. One of the most memorable ones was about how he almost hit a moose in the road one time. Sending my condolences to all of his friends and family.

Charles Lipscomb

Posted at 05:50pm
Dear Janice, please accept our sympathy on the passing of your husband. May the fond memories of your 59 years with Charles sustain you in the days ahead. Ron & Joanna Clees (Batchelor M. S.)

Martin Wolfger

Posted at 09:19am
The students, faculty, and staff at Ivy Tech are truly saddened by the news of Bud's passing - we will all greatly miss him. Bud was a dedicated educator, exceptional colleague, and kindhearted person.

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Posted at 06:42am
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Bennie Jones

Posted at 05:39pm
I will miss seeing and hearing Bud speak passionately about his ministry. He was a kind-hearted man and will be greatly missed by everyone.
Bennie Jones

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