Obituary for Edgar Clayton Hipp of Carthage

Edgar “Eddie” Clayton Hipp, age 60, of Carthage, passed away Sunday, December 4, 2022 at his home after a hard fought battle with cancer, surrounded by his loving family and friends. 

Born in Newport News, VA, native of Moore County, he was a son of JoAnn Brewer Hipp and the late John Wayne Hipp.

Eddie received a degree in Computer Science from Central Carolina Community College in Sanford and was currently employed with Oracle in Raleigh as a Technical Support Engineer where he has been working for the last 25 years. 

Eddie loved playing golf, cooking out for family and friends. He never met a stranger, always had a smile on his face, and always made you laugh. He was the life of every party. Eddie was loved by many and will be dearly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.

In addition to his mother JoAnn, he is survived by his wife Teresa Frye Hipp; daughter Rev. Joanna Hipp of Oak Island; son John Hipp and wife Elizabeth of Garner; step-son Matt Kinker of Hamlet; brother Dean Hipp and wife Kris of Southern Pines; two grandchildren Jordan Hipp and Boston Kinker. 

Funeral services will be Saturday, December 10, 2022 at 2:00 PM at Vass United Methodist Church conducted by Rev. Paul McClure. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will follow at Johnson Grove Cemetery. 

Memorials may be made to: FirstHealth Hospice Foundation, 150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374. 

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Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is honored to serve the Hipp family.

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