Billy Eugene Hipps Asheville - Billy Eugene Hipps, 76, died Monday, October 17, 2016. A native of Asheville, he was a son of the late Walter H. and Ada Grogan Hipps and brother of the late Violet Scott, Joyce Smith, James Hipps and Walter Hipps, Jr. Billy's wife, Bobbie Sue Revis Hipps, died March 4, 2016. Billy retired from Buncombe County and had worked as a security guard at the Buncombe County Courthouse. He is survived by sisters, Betty Sue Hensley (L.J.), Louise Quakenbush (Bill), and Nancy Creasman (Don); special niece, Brenda Green; sister-in-law, Mary Lou Hipps, and special friends, Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Payne. Funeral services will be at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with Pastor Dewayne Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Pisgah View Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. The online register is available at www.grocefuneralhome.com .
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