Russell Pippin, 88

A funeral service for Russell Pippin, 88, of Mound City, Kansas, was held May 1, 2021, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory in Mound City. Mr. Pippin died April 26.

He was born Nov. 24, 1932, in Hammond, the son of Laborn and Elizabeth Barnett Pippin. On Nov. 22, 1958, he married Ethel Miller.  He was employed as an automotive mechanic and enjoyed fishing and hunting. He was a member of the Mound City First Baptist Church.  

Survivors include his wife, Ethel; two daughters, Wanda Martin and husband Hy, and Phyllis Gillispie, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Marceline and Inis. 

Burial will be in the Osawatomie Cemetery in Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to Olive’s Hope, c/o Schneider Funeral Home, P.O. Box J, Mound City, KS  66056. Online condolences may be expressed at

Schneider Funeral Home, Mound City, directors.

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