Date of Birth: February 28, 1944
Date of Death: March 17, 2021
Darrell Pippin was born on February 28th, 1944 in the city of Tempe, Arizona to Robert and Floy Pippin. He is one of seven siblings. He departed this life on Wednesday March, 17th, 2021 while in the compassionate care of Hospice of the Valley. He was born in Tempe, Arizona where he attended school and eventually enlisted with the U.S. Marines to proudly serve his country from 1965-1969 during which time frame he served in the Vietnam War. He was married to Joan Pippin in January of 1990. Darrell enjoyed wood working as a hobby. With his talents and creativity he imagined and created dozens of bird houses, doll houses, and furniture pieces with amazing craftsmanship and detail. Throughout his many years he also enjoyed driving trucks for various carrier companies. He and his wife made many memories over the years going on road trips and visiting botanical gardens, wildlife parks and small historical towns. He is survived by his spouse Joan, two children Roger and Joy and Joan's two children David and Pamela as well as 6 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Patty and two brothers Larry and Charles. He is preceded in death by his parents Robert and Floy and his three brothers Jimmy, Bob and Ronnie. The family wishes to thank Hospice of the Valley, Jeanette and the staff at Bloom Assisted Living and Jaime, Matt and staff at Constant Care. He will be greatly missed and always remembered with immense love. "True Loves Ways" by Buddy Holly "Just so you know why, why you and I will by and by the know true love ways. Sometimes we'll sigh, sometimes we'll cry, and you'll know why just you and I know true love ways. Throughout the days, our true love ways will bring us joys to share with those who really care. Sometimes we'll sigh, sometimes we'll cry and you'll know just why just you and I know true love ways."
Private ceremony to be held in Darrell's honor with the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona