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Leonard Paul Pippen, 79

Leonard Paul Pippen, 79, passed away into the arms of Jesus on Aug. 20, 2020.

Leonard was born on Aug. 17, 1941 in Lone Oak Kentucky, to James A. and Meleese B. Pippin.

On Sept. 21, 1963, Leonard married Melba Curry of Bypro, Kentucky, in Clintwood, Virginia.

Leonard and Melba have two children, Cathy and Adrain. Cathy is married to Bob VanBruggen and resides in Science Hill, Kentucky. Adrain is married to Mandi Stone and resides in Clay City, Kentucky.

Leonard and Melba have six grandchildren: Jackson and Jessica VanBruggen, Sydney Pippin, Scott King and Savanna and Sarah Hamilton. They also have three great-grandchildren, Adalynn, William and Luna.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister, Neva “Beth” Few, and a grandson, Jeffery Van Bruggen.

Visitation was Monday Aug. 24 at Rolan G. Taylor Funeral Home, Winchester, and again from 11:30 a.m. until the hour of service at 1 p.m. on Tuesday also at the funeral home with Brother Ron Phillips officiating.

Rolan G. Taylor Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements