James Franklin Ipock

Born: Sun., Jun. 23, 1946
Died: Sun., May 11, 2008

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James Franklin Ipock, age 61, of Greensboro, Georgia, died on Sunday, May 11, 2008 at Northeast Methodist Hospital while in San Antonio, Texas. Son of the late Thomas Bryan Ipock, Sr. and Valda Hartsell Ipock, he was born on June 23, 1946, in Gaston County, North Carolina. He graduated from Hunter-Huss High School in Gastonia, North Carolina and attended Gaston College for one year. At that time he was drafted into the United States Army and served his country in Germany during the Vietnam War. He was a successful businessman as owner and operator of Grand Rental Station of Watkinsville, a rental equipment business. Mr. Ipock was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Greensboro.

He is survived by his wife, Dale Ruff Ipock of Greensboro, Georgia; a son, Brian Ipock of San Antonio, Texas; four brothers, Tommy Ipock and wife Ann of Gastonia North Carolina, Bob Ipock and wife Beverly of Gastonia, North Carolina, Donald Ipock of Gastonia, North Carolina and Vance Ipock and wife Anne of Athens, Georgia and a number of other relatives and friends.

A Memorial Service will be held at the family''s home Monday the 19th at 2:00 PM. The family requests that any memorials be made to The American Cancer Society. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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Cathy Duvall
   Posted Thu May 15, 2008
Mrs. Ipock I was so sorry to hear about your husband's passing. Your family is in our prayers. Ricky, Cathy, and Kelsey Duvall

sandy Ellis
   Posted Fri May 16, 2008
Dale, I am so sorry to hear about Jim. My thoughts and prayers are with you and Brian. I have been thinking of you a lot lately. Let me know if there is anything I can do for you. Love, Sandy Ellis

Gloria Anderson
   Posted Fri May 16, 2008
Dale, I just wanted to let you know that I'm thinking of you, and Brian. Both of you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Danny & Kay Etter
   Posted Fri May 16, 2008
Kay and I were so sorry to read about Jim. I was at the Club yesterday and from a distance I saw a man, my first thought was that it was Jim. Also, Kay's father was at Northeast in SA. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Take care, Danny and Kay

Jeff and Sue Evans
   Posted Fri May 16, 2008
We were shocked and sorrowed to hear of Jim's death. We hadn't seen the Ipock's for years but have wonderful memories of playing golf with them at Green Hills Country Club. Our prayers and thoughts are with Dale and the family.

Mike & Melissa Carithers
   Posted Sat May 17, 2008
Dale, Mike & I are so sorry to hear about Jim. It was such a shock. You and Brian have been in our thoughts & prayers. If there is anything we can do to help you please let us know.

R. Tommy Davis Jr
   Posted Sat May 17, 2008
To the family of Jimmy Ipock.... I would like to extend my sympathy and condolences to you in the loss of your dear loved one. Jimmy and I were in the first graduating class of Hunter Huss High School in Gastonia NC. We were friends and let me say he was a very nice guy. Displayed a lot of school spirit and friendship. I know he will be sorely missed. God bless you one and all during this time of bereavement. My prayers are with each of you, and with Jimmy. Sincerely, R. Tommy Davis Jr 2095 East Hudson Blvd, Apt A Gastonia, North Carolina 28054-2655

Donna Moon
   Posted Sat May 17, 2008
Dale, I was so sorry to hear about the loss of your husband. I know you've been through so much lately. Please know you and your son are in my thoughts and prayers. Let me know if I can do anything for you. We love you. Love, Donna

Leigh (Lynch) Woody
   Posted Sun May 18, 2008
Dear Dale and Family: I knew Jimmy at Hunter Huss High School and at Victory School. Everyone liked him. He was a wonderful person who always kept you laughing. My deepest sympathy to all of you in your loss. God bless you, Leigh Woody

Cary R Smith
   Posted Thu May 22, 2008
Hello Dale.. So So Sorry to hear about the passing of Jim.. Ya`ll are true friends and my Prayers are with you and the Family.. Cary