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Murray Stephen Chipps, Jr.

May 25, 1962 — April 13, 2019

Murray Stephen Chipps, Jr.

Mr. Murray Stephen Chipps, Jr., of South Boston, VA passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019 at the age of 56.  He was born in Punxsutawney, PA and the son of late Murray Stephen “Steve” Chipps, Sr., and Sarah Catherine Burkett Chipps.  He was married to Nancy Lynn Howard Chipps, who survives. He was employed at the YMCA of South Boston, VA.

He is survived by:
His wife, Nancy Lynn Howard Chipps
Four Children:
Sarah Marie Chipps of South Boston, VA
Ashley Lynn Hummer (Justin) of Linden, NC
Heather Chipps Townsend (Robert) of Halifax VA
Murray Stephen Chipps III, of Fort Riley, Kansas
Two Grandchildren:
Mark and Mason Talbott of South Boston, VA
One Sister:
Kelly Jean Ahearn (Owen) of South Boston, VA
A number of nieces and nephews and extended family

***Preceded in death by****
His Parents and one brother, Kevin Mark Chipps, Sr.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Powell Funeral Home, Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, please consider the YMCA, 650 Hamilton Blvd, South Boston, VA.

Online condolences may be made at

Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592

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