Albert Ray Pippen

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March 11, 1963 ~ July 8, 2022

Born in: Hamburg, Arkansas
Resided in: Arlington, Texas

On March 11, 1963 God blessed our lives with a precious soul Mr. Albert Ray Pippen.

Albert was born to the parents of Herman and Betty Pippen of Hamburg, Arkansas. Albert accepted Christ at an early age. He attended Sunday School and Vacation Bible School, at Soldier’s Chapel AME Church. He was kind hearted and laid back, until you made him angry.

He attended Hamburg Middle School and Hamburg High School. He enjoyed running track, playing football, baseball, and basketball. He was one of the best linebackers, nose guards and defensive ends, and was an All-District Player. After graduating from high school in 1981, Albert moved to Dallas, Texas, where he met the love of his life, Carolyn. They were united in marriage on August 21, 1987, and their union was blessed with 2 sons Deontae, Brandon, and a daughter LaShandra,

Albert was a dedicated and diligent worker. At a young age he was eager to work and was first employed, with the Hamburg School System. He was employed as a young man working for the County Land Department in Arkansas. As an adult, Albert was employed at Bell Helicopter, and AVCOM where he was a supervisor in 2000. He then continued his career with Lockheed Martin located in Fort Worth, TX, for over 20 years.

Albert enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He was a grillmaster, “especially on dem briskets & ribs”! He took special pleasure in watching sports, and absolutely loved giving the die hard cowboy fans a hard time. Albert enjoyed fishing, and deer hunting, He and his family owned their own hunting camp, Pippen’s Hunting Club.

Albert was preceded in death by his father, Mr. Herman Lee Pippen, Jr., brother in law, James Robinson. He leaves to cherish his memory his mother Mrs. Betty Pippen (Hamburg, AR), his loving wife of almost 36 years, Carolyn; his children, daughter LaShandra (Denisha); sons, Brandon (Breanna); Deontae (Antonia); 6 grandchildren, Destiny, Wysdom, Serenity, Deontae II, Harmony, Za’Maryia; sisters, Nancy M. Parks (Garland, TX), Pattine Robinson (Cedar Rapids, Iowa), brother, Charleston (Bridgette) Pippen (Monticello, AR); a host of nieces, nephews, and other family and friends.

Broadcast Date:

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Public Viewing: July 15, 2022 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wade Funeral Home and Crematory
4140 West Pioneer Parkway
Arlington, Texas 76013


Funeral Service: July 16, 2022 2:00 pm

Wade Chapel
4140 W Pioneer Pkwy
Arlington, TX 76013

(817) 274-9233

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  1. CandleImageOur thoughts and prayers are with the family, May the Lord Bless you and your family.

  2. Albert I’ve had some good times with you and Carolyn!
    She’s my BFF since the second grade and when I met you, you became my BFF too.

    You will truly be missed. Love you ❤️ with all my heart ❤️!

  3. CandleImageTo Carolyn and the Pippen family: May the grace of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ comfort your heart.

  4. My condolences goes out to Carolyn and the Pippen Family. God got you His hands will continue be place on your heart. Love you Carolyn.

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