Branch of Service U S
Entered the Service
Reformed cemetery, Jefferson,
As originally published on
December 15, 2002.
Robert Young "Bobby" Whipp, 53, of 4003 Jefferson Pike,
Jefferson, died Friday, Dec. 13, at Frederick Memorial
He was the husband of Linda C. Lake Whipp.
Born Nov. 2, 1949, in Frederick, he was a son of Henry D.
Jr. and Alma J. Young Lankin of Jefferson.
Mr. Whipp was a 1968 graduate of Brunswick High School.
He had served in the Army Reserves during the Vietnam War.
He had been employed with Rentals Unlimited and was a
mechanic and maintenance supervisor.
Mr. Whipp was a life member of Jefferson United Church of
Christ, and had served as a trustee, with the consistory
of the church and had been active with the choir of the
He was a former member of Jefferson Volunteer Fire Co.
and Jefferson Ruritan Club.
Mr. Whipp was an avid Redskins and Yankees fan and enjoyed
drag racing. He enjoyed spending time with his family and
his dog Hank.
Surviving in addition to his wife and parents are one
son, Robby Whipp and wife Tracey of Knoxville; one
daughter, Lesley C. Whipp of Jefferson; one brother,
Ronald L. Whipp and wife Lori of Knoxville; one
grandchild, Sydney Whipp; and several aunts, uncles,
nieces and nephews, including his nephew, Kyle Bogard of
Brunswick; his mother-in-law, Drucilla Lake of Brunswick;
a brother-in-law, Thomas A. Lake and wife Cyndi of Detour;
two sisters-in-law, Sandra Hemp and husband Billy of
Jefferson, and Andrea Vermillion and husband Skip of
He also will be remembered by his daughter's fiance,
Chad Bohn of Braddock Heights; friends, Bill and Becky
Keeney of Point of Rocks, and Richard Bryant of Potomac.
The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9
p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, at Keeney and Basford Funeral Home,
106 E. Church St.,
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, at Jefferson United Church of Christ.
The Rev. Guy A. Wenck, pastor, will officiate.
will be in Reformed Cemetery, Jefferson.
Memorial contributions may be made to Jefferson United
Church of Christ, Memorial Fund, 3837 Jefferson Pike,
P.O. Box 579, Jefferson, Md. 21755;
or Brian Tumor Research Center for Cancer Research,
National Cancer Institute at NIH, Attn: Dr. Howard Fine,