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As previously reported here, Chris Pipkin, ET2(SS), Nav ET - Operations Electronics, 79-83, passed away on 22 SEP 2019 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.

Linda Pipkin and her son Christopher Radke invite you to honor Chris and join with his family in a Celebration of Life on this coming Saturday, 16 NOV 2019, from 1330 to 1530 in Alpine, CA.

The Celebration will be held at the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Bert Fuller Post 9578, 844 Tavern Road, Alpine, CA 91901, located in the East San Diego County area. Street parking is available.

Dress is casual, with Hawaiian shirts and attire preferred, and strongly encouraged! A light lunch will be served.

Linda anticipates 200+ in attendance. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Sheila J. Snyder, VFW District 1 Auxiliary Chaplain and close friend of Linda, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

If you have photos or or information that we can use in Chris’ Honors page, please email them directly to me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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