Rhinecliff – Richard A. Kipp Jr., 84, passed away Thursday, February 10, 2022, at his home in Rhinecliff.
Richard was a lifelong Rhinecliff resident. He served in the US Army from 1955 – 1958. Upon his return he began working and was a machine operator for Western Printing and Publishing for 24 years. He also worked for KTB Publishing in Saugerties for 15 years.
Richard enjoyed music of all genres, and in addition to watching all types of sporting events, he was an avid LA Dodgers fan.
Born May 28, 1937 in Rhinebeck, he was the son of Richard A. Kipp Sr., and Christena M. (Stickle) Kipp.
He is survived by his wife Vera (Parent) Kipp whom he married in 1974; three children, Victor, Diana, and Richard III; three step-children, Charles Mowris, Cynthia Mowris, Teresa Barrett; eight grandchildren, Michael, Vincent, Jonathan, Christopher and Cynthia Barrett, Peter and Jacob Mowris, and Zachary Schlipmann; as well as several great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a granddaughter Guletta Liesa Schlipmann.
Services are private and at the convenience of the family.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, www.stjude.org.donate or to Hudson Valley Hospice, 374 Violet Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.
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