Delbert Kenneth Chipps, 88, of Lakeland, FL, formerly of Masontown, WV, passed away November 8, 2022. He was born in Masontown, WV on June 6, 1934, a son of the late Lonnie and Edith Chipps.
He worked as a coal miner for many years, moved to Lakeland in 1994, and worked for DJ Trusses until his retirement at age 86. His hobbies included watching the Dallas Cowboys football games and watching western films. His favorite author was Zane Grey. Delbert also enjoyed spending time with Tanner and Sugar, his favorite dogs.
Delbert is survived by one son, Gerald (Jerry) Chipps of Polk City, FL; one daughter, Leslie Roth and husband Gary of Lakeland, FL; fifteen grandchildren, Ruth, Misha, Joshua, Rachel, Robbie, Rebekah, Aaron, Jay, Stacy, AJ, Adam, Bryan, Isaac, Blythe, and Garrett.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his siblings, Gerald Chipps, Dorothy Braham, and Paul Chipps; his former wife, Ruth Lucille Chipps; one daughter, Debra Lynn Kirby; and one granddaughter, Ashley Lynne Roth.
Friends may call at the Field Funeral Home in Masontown on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday, November 16, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. until the 11:00 time of service with Rev. Dr. David Spence officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Kingwood.
Condolences may be extended online to the family at www.fieldfuneralhome.com.
A Memorial Tree was planted for Delbert
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Field Funeral Home