William Larry Phipps

William Larry Phipps of Angier, N.C., formerly of Ashe County, N.C., passed away November 2, 2018.

The founder of Phipps Surveying, Larry was a Graduate of NC State University and a Registered Land Surveyor. He also ran Land Surveyor Workshops, providing continuing education training for 100’s of surveyors nationwide.

Larry was an active leader in the community serving as President of the Ashe County Chamber of Commerce and President of the Northwest Surveyor Society.

Larry is survived by his wife, Alison Nordan Phipps; his daughter, Julia (Ryan Meadows) Phipps of Charleston,and his son, Neil, of Raleigh.

Also surviving is his mother Ruth Anne Phipps and brothers, David and Joe Phipps of Crumpler, N.C.; one granddaughter, (Parker); two nieces and one nephew also survive. Larry was preceded in death by his farther, David Phipps, Sr., and brothers Mark and Mike.

A celebration of life was held on Sunday November 4th at New River State Park.

Memorials may be made to the Senter Cemetery Fund, in care of Bobby Absher, 183 Old Ridge Road, Crumpler, NC 28617.

Larry requested that everyone do at least one good deed and remember him.