Ted Channing 'Chan' Pipes Jr
Ted Channing "Chan" Pipes, Jr., 62, of Fleetwood, passed away Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, at his home. Chan was born June 29, 1951, in Lenoir.
He is survived by his children, Jesse Pipes of Boone and Chelsea Pipes Smith of Salisbury, Md. Also surviving are a niece, Hannah Pipes Taylor of Lincolnton; and a nephew, Hunter Pipes of Lenoir.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Ted and Elizabeth Pipes; sister, Susan Pipes; and brother, Richard Pipes.
Chan was a Watauga County Christmas tree grower, landscape company owner, and home inspector.
He had a passion for rock & roll and hunting and will be remembered for his sense of humor and his gift for story telling.
Private graveside services for Chan Pipes will be held at a later date at the Blue Ridge Memorial Park in Lenoir.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to Hebron Colony Ministries, 356 Old Turnpike Rd., Boone, NC 28607, or to World Camp, 157 South Lexington Ave. Ste B-1, Asheville, NC 28801.
Online condolences may be shared with the family at the website http://www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory in Boone is serving the Pipes family.