30 YEARS AGO - APRIL 10, 1981
Bo Lipsey Retires After 37 Years
Bo Lipsey, owner and operator of the Kingston Grocery Store, has retired after thirty-seven years.
Lipsey is a 1931 graduate of Celeste High School. He played football under the coaching of Joe Murphy. Former football players that year were Bill Berry, Billie Tom Roach, Vendell Hudson, Bill Jones, Charley Doyle, Jess Mark Jr., G. D. Hyde and Sparky Chaney.
Lipsey started the grocery business in 1937. Leaving in 1943 to join the CB's of the Navy and returned to Kingston grocery business in 1945. And has been their ever since. Up until recently the store was open seven days a week.
Lipsey has two sons, Ronald Lipsey of Garland and Danny Lipsey of Kingston and four grandchildren.
Danny and wife Debbie Lipsey will operate the Kingston store now.