Charlie H. Lippard, 71, passed away on Nov. 26, 2013, in Alamogordo, New Mexico. He was born on May 14, 1942, in Portales, New Mexico to Spencer and Mary Alice Johnson Lippard.
He was the Director of Telemetry at the Goddard Space Complex working for NASA.
He was a member of Sacramento Lodge 24, A.F.&A.M., Tularosa Lodge 49, A.F. & A.M., Ballut Abyad Shrine, Scottish Rite and the Order of Eastern Star.
Survivors include his sister, Wanda Van Winkle and husband Harvey of Alamogordo; special friend, Barbara L. Heaton of Alamogordo; mother of his children, Betty Harris of Berkeley Springs, WV; daughter, Lori G. Schrider of Berkeley Springs; two sons, Gerald S. Lippard of Baltimore, MD and Darin W. Lippard of Tucson, AZ; four grandchildren, Jennifer, Stephanie, Kimberlie and Joshua; three great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by father, Spencer S. Lippard, mother, Mary Alice Johnson Lippard and a brother, Spencer Sharpe Lippard, Jr.
Graveside services will take place at 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, in the Masonic Section of Fairview Cemetery in Tularosa with Sacramento Lodge officiating.
Should friends desire, contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children at www.shrinersvillage.com.
The Lippard family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Hamilton-O'Dell Funeral Home to direct the arrangements. Cremation will take place at PCS.
To sign the online register book, please visit www.hamiltonodell.com.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Dec. 3, 2013 to Jan. 2, 2014