Edgar “Eddie” Clayton Hipp, age 60, of Carthage, passed away Sunday, December 4, 2022 at his home after a hard fought battle with cancer, surrounded by his loving family and friends. 

Born in Newport News, VA, native of Moore County, he was a son of JoAnn Brewer Hipp and the late John Wayne Hipp.

Eddie received a degree in Computer Science from Central Carolina Community College in Sanford and was currently employed with Oracle in Raleigh as a Technical Support Engineer where he has been working for the last 25 years. 

Eddie loved playing golf, cooking out for family and friends. He never met a stranger, always had a smile on his face, and always made you laugh. He was the life of every party. Eddie was loved by many and will be dearly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.

In addition to his mother JoAnn, he is survived by his wife Teresa Frye Hipp; daughter Rev. Joanna Hipp of Oak Island; son John Hipp and wife Elizabeth of Garner; step-son Matt Kinker of Hamlet; brother Dean Hipp and wife Kris of Southern Pines; two grandchildren Jordan Hipp and Boston Kinker. 

Funeral services will be Saturday, December 10, 2022 at 2:00 PM at Vass United Methodist Church conducted by Rev. Paul McClure. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will follow at Johnson Grove Cemetery. 

Memorials may be made to: FirstHealth Hospice Foundation, 150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374. 

Online condolences may be offered at www.PinesFunerals.com.

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is honored to serve the Hipp family.

Services

Visitation: December 10, 2022 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Vass United Methodist Church
111 Alma Street
Vass, NC 28394

910-245-7665

Funeral Service: December 10, 2022 2:00 pm

Vass United Methodist Church
111 Alma Street
Vass, NC 28394

910-245-7665

Committal : December 10, 2022 3:00 pm

Johnson Grove Cemetery
Johnson Grove Road
Vass, NC


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  1. Joanne and family,because of the power outage I just found out about Eddie’s passing.
    I’m so sorry to hear this. My. thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Sincerely,
    Pat Boggs Taylor

  2. So sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers and thoughts are with all of you. I did not know Edgar, but work closely with Elizabeth at Relias.

  3. So sorry Pastor Joanna. So glad you could spend time with your Dad. Know you brought him joy. Our prayers are with you and your family.

  4. My sincerest condolences to all of his family. Eddie fought hard but Jesus called him home. He was a true friend to all who were blessed to know him. I am sure he is resting in Jesus arms and no longer suffering. Prayers for you all.

  5. Joanna, prayers and condolences for you and your family. I’m glad you were able to spend time with your dad and watch football. Hugs!!!

  6. Joanna. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. You were blessed to be able to be by his side during his battle with this dreaded disease. I know you brought him comfort as you have to many of us at Southport Presbyterian. Can’t wait to see you and give you a big hug.

  7. Dear Pastor Joanna,
    Sending our love and prayers to you . May God’s peace surround you, family and friends as you mourn the passing of your father. 🙏 ❤️

    Jim & Nancy Kessel

  8. I am so sorry, loved Eddie and that contagious smile and laugh. He could light up a room with laughter. Good memories is all I have and you all are in our prayers.

  9. Teresa & Family, sorry for your loss, Eddie was always with a smile & laugh and will be missed from our community.
    Sending Love, Hugs & Prayers. Prayers for Peace & Comfort.

  10. Dear Joanna and Family,
    Allan and I are very sorry that you have lost your father. He must have been a wonderful, loving person who will remain in your hearts forever. Please remember that life is eternal, love is immortal, and death is but a horizon. And a horizon is but the limit of our sight. We wish you peace and happy memories.
    Linda and Allan Eyre

  11. Eddie and I shared some great times . School and shooting doves. He shared my mom’s cooking and we all loved him.
    Bless the family during these times.

  12. Eddie and I shared many great times together. I still consider him to be my brother from another. He taught me to play golf and we enjoyed many rounds together over the years. I will sorely miss him. Bless all who knew him, especially family. What a wonderful man !

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