Larry Nipper, a skilled Mechanic who touched the lives of many, has passed away at the age of 75. He was an adventurous person, always on the lookout for new experiences. Larry had a transit spirit that led him to explore various paths in life, and he never shied away from meeting new people, as he believed that everyone had a story worth hearing. His colorful character brought warmth and joy to those around him.
Born on July 25, 1947 Larry Nipper grew up in a loving family. His parents were Ernest Nipper Sr. and Mina Lee Shadron Nipper. Larry shared a strong bond with his father and mother throughout his life. He also had close relationships with his son Lynn Nipper, sibling's Ernestine Gibbs, Harry Nipper, and Jody Nipper. They formed an unbreakable bond as they navigated life's ups and downs together.
Larry's passion for mechanics defined his career. He displayed exceptional skills in his profession, earning him respect from colleagues and customers alike. One of his remarkable achievements was building a moped that could reach an astounding speed of 65 mph—a testament to his ingenuity and dedication to craftsmanship.
In addition to his mechanical pursuits, Larry was widely known as "Mr. Fix It," the handyman who could solve any problem that came his way. His knack for repairing things brought him great satisfaction and provided a valuable service to his community. Larry was always ready to lend a helping hand, bringing comfort and relief to those in need.
Outside of work, Larry embraced various hobbies and interests that kept life interesting. His spirit for adventure led him on countless journeys filled with excitement and discovery. Through all his ventures, he cherished the memories created along the way.
Tragically, Larry Nipper passed away on July 19, 2023, at Anson Health & Rehab. His departure leaves a void in the lives of his loved ones, who will forever hold him dear in their hearts. He is survived by his son, Ernest Nipper, and brother Terry (Peggie) Nipper. Larry's memory will also be cherished by his sisters Monteen Ruish, Estine Costello, and Dianne Loyd. Additionally, he leaves behind a multitude of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends whose lives he touched profoundly.
A Graveside Service is scheduled to honor and celebrate Larry Nipper's life. The service will take place on July 27, 2023. Friends and family will gather at the Westly Chapel Church Cemetery Hwy 203 in Alma, Georgia to commemorate Larry's journey and bid him a fond farewell. It is during this time that we can reflect on the impact he had on our lives and find solace in the memories we shared with him.
Larry Nipper was a remarkable individual who impacted the lives of those around him through his skillful craftsmanship, adventurous spirit, and genuine kindness. His memory will continue to inspire us to embrace life's challenges with determination and exuberance. Farewell to Larry Nipper—the mechanic with a heart full of compassion and a life well-lived. May he rest in eternal peace.