Inverness, FL - Robert John Kippen, 89, born in Gloucester on December 29, 1929, passed away peacefully in Inverness Florida on June 26, 2018 with daughters, Laura Lins and Gail Kippen by his side. Robert was father to eight children. He was a machinist for most of his working life. Robert had an incredible sense of humor and loved making people laugh. He loved nature and was an avid hunter, he enjoyed hikes with his dog and had a life long passion for both building and flying airplanes. He kept a huge vegetable garden right through his late seventies, he loved getting his hands in the earth and growing his own food. Robert was a devout Christian and inspired the people around him with his love and faith. He will be missed and lovingly remembered by family and friends.
There will be a memorial service held for Robert on July 16th at 6:30 p.m. at the Assembly of God Church on Washington Street in Gloucester. All are welcome.
Published on  July 12, 2018