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William Roy Pipes 1937-2021

Roy Pipes — April 23, 1937 – April 27, 2021 Long time Blind Pig reader Roy Pipes passed away at the end of April. Here’s a bit of his obituary: Dr. William Roy Pipes, 84, of Murphy passed away Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at his residence. Dr. Pipes grew up in Western North Carolina. He was a graduate of Murphy High School. Roy had served in the United States Navy on aircraft carriers in the Pacific. After his military service, Dr. Pipes…

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