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Roger Lee Phipps

Roger Lee Phipps
June 20, 1937 - November 15, 2011

Roger Phipps, age 74, of Center Line passed away Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at Detroit's Henry Ford Hospital.

Born and raised in Hollow Rock, Tenn. Roger played baseball during his high school years. In 1955, he graduated and moved to the Detroit area where he was an ice delivery man, a job he loved and a caterer, a job he hated. Roger loved his family, friends, the Tigers, the Lions, and all victories for "the little man." His acquisitions are legendary.

Roger is remembered as kind and grateful. Survived by sons, Mark (Michelle) and Ricky; brother, Dale; sisters,Jean and Beverly;grandchildren,Katie, Jackie and Nathan.Services are private.

Published in The Macomb Daily on November 20, 2011