Howard Pipes

January 22, 1936 ~ May 2, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old


Herbert “Howard” Pipes, 87, of Nashville, TN, passed away on Tuesday, May 2, 2023, at Alive Hospice in Nashville, in the presence of his family. 

Howard was born on January 22, 1936, in Houston, TX, to Herbert Haywood Pipes and Evelyn Spillers Pipes. 

He served in the US Army with the Construction and Combat Engineers from 1954 to 1957. 

In 1960, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Homebuilding, at Trinity University, in San Antonio, Texas, and had a successful career in homebuilding materials sales. 

He was a 55-year Master Mason, Shriner and 32° Scottish Rite Mason. 

He is preceded in death by his parents, and Mary Jo Settles Pipes, his wife of 50 years.  

Left to cherish his memory are his son, Steve, daughter in law, Deborah, grandson, Henry, in Nashville, and brother, Ralph, of San Antonio, Texas. 

There will be a graveside gathering of family and friends at 11:00am, Tuesday, May 9, 2023, in the Garden of the Cross, at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens – Funeral Home, 9090 Highway 100, Nashville, TN 37221.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Alive Hospice, American Red Cross, or The Shriner’s Hospital.

Click on the links below to access the webpage for donations:

Alive Hospice      The Shriner's Hospital     American Red Cross

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Graveside Service
May 9, 2023

11:00 AM
Harpeth Hills Funeral Home & Cremation Center
9090 Tennessee 100
Nashville, TN 37221


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