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Waldorf "Gip" Gipson Jr. transition from this life on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 11:00 am at Sanctuary Passages Hospice. Gip was the son of the late Waldorf Sr. and Dorothy G. Gipson. Devoted husband of 45 years to the late Juanita W. Gipson. Father of Waldorf III (Veronica) and Farrell (Ferleshia) Gipson. Grandfather to Vanshawn, Farrell, Walnica, Cierra, Denise and Waldorf IV. Great-grandfather to Chance. Adoptive Father to Yolanda Jones. Uncle of Avis and Maurice Haynes. Godfather of Sharon W. Henry. Cousin of Mr. and Mrs. Weldon Shanks Sr. Devoted friend of Walter Bell, James Ketchens, Nancy Hingle and Jean Snowton. He is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Relatives and friends of the family, also pastor, officers, and members of Austerlitz Baptist Church and all neighboring churches, employees of QCS Logistics, Mother's Restaurants, City of New Orleans, Prince of Wales and Young Men Olympics Social and Pleasure Club are invited to attend the Funeral Services at Austerlitz Baptist Church, 819 Austerlitz St. on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 10:00 am. Visitation will begin at 8:00 am. Rev. Edward W. Parker officiating. Interment: Providence Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements by D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933 Washington Ave. Please visit www.rhodesfuneral.com to sign the guestbook.