Rodney Lipscomb, 84, of Sewickley passed away on Sunday, October 4, 2020. He was born on October 26, 1935 in Parsons, WV, son of the late Arthur Albert and Sylvia Ruth Shaffer Lipscomb.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Shirley (Hartman); sons, Eric (Amy) of Cranberry Twp., and Jason (Malisa Sommers) Lipscomb of Marshall Twp.; grandchildren Ryan, Ashly, Ethan, Kate, Mia and Julia Lipscomb and numerous nieces and nephews. Surviving are two brothers, Randolph and Gary (Lynn) Lipscomb of Parsons, WV and two sisters, Mary Lipscomb-Litman of Shadyside and Carol Godfrey of Parsons, WV. Preceding him in death are three brothers Robert, Allen, and Chet Lipscomb, and two sisters Velma “Poke” Roy and Virginia “Jennie” Ferrell; two brothers and one sister died in infancy Dora, Glennis and Otis.
Rodney was a Veteran of the United States Army having served during the Korean Conflict. He was the proud owner of Rod’s Texaco in Warrendale for many years and then was a school bus driver for North Allegheny School District. He was a lifetime member of the Marshall Twp. Volunteer Fire Company No. 1, fifty-year member of Perry-Ionic Lodge No. 796 F&AM, member of the Pittsburgh Commandery No. 1, Syria Shrine and the Zerubbabel-Duquesne Royal Arch Chapter No. 162.
Rod consistently demonstrated a strong work ethic and was always there for his family. In his spare time, he loved to spend time at camp and was always busy repairing or building something or cutting grass. He will be greatly missed.
Family welcomed friends on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at SCHELLHAAS & SONS FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 1600 Stone Mansion Drive, Sewickley, PA 15143 (Franklin Park/Sewickley), where services were held Thursday at 11 a.m. All in attendance were advised to be prepared to follow all local, state and federal COVID-19 health guidelines including the wearing of a face mask.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Marshall Twp. Volunteer Fire Company No. 1 or pay it forward to someone in need.
Please offer condolences at www.schellhaasfh.com