Mrs. Doris Walker Lippard passed away on Monday, April 20, 2020, at the age of 84.

She is preceded in death by husband, Earl S. Lippard Jr., and survived by her daughter, Wendy Lippard, of Vancouver, Wash., along with five stepchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Doris was born on April 9,1936, in Cabarrus County, N.C., to George and Anna Irene Walker. She graduated from Lenoir-Rhyne University in 1958 with a B.A. in Education and loved teaching math, science, health, and PE to her fifth- and sixth-grade students for 33 years.

Doris also enjoyed volunteering at her church, Holy Trinity Lutheran, in Troutman and loved working in her yard. Her charisma, great sense of humor, and contagious laughter will be missed.

A graveside service will be held on Sunday, April 26, at St. Martin’s Cemetery. Pastor Dieter Punt of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church will officiate. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church at 225 Morgan Street, Troutman, NC 28166.

Condolences and fond memories of Doris can be sent to Wendy Lippard, c/o DHMS, P.O. Box 871712, Vancouver, WA 98687. Online condolences may be made to the family at

Troutman Funeral Home is serving the family.