Bill Hipple

October 17, 1944 - January 1, 2012

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Bill Hipple, age 67 of Alexandria, KY passed away on Sun., Jan. 1, 2012 at St. Elizabeth Health Care in Edgewood, KY. He was a Retired Elementary School Principal with the Diocese of Covington. A member of St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Alexandria, KY, He also had coached Sports in the Junior High School & High School levels, In the 1970’s & 1980’s served as Assistant Police Chief with Highland Heights Police Dept., He was formerly on Board of Directors of Alexandria Fire Dept. & Campbell County Cable Board and most recently a member of Alexandria Police Dept. and served as Code Enforcement Officer for the City of Alexandria, member of Newport Elks and Covington Moose Lodge, He enjoyed Golf & Model Railroading. Bill is survived by his Wife: Julie Hipple of Alexandria, KY, Daughter: Kathy Hipple of Highland Heights, KY, Son: Marty Hipple of Alexandria, KY, Step-Daughter: Carrie Becerra of Alexandria, KY, Step-Sons: Brian Ball and Charlie Ball both of Independence, KY and 10 Grandchildren. The Visitation will be on Thurs., Jan. 5, 2012 at St. Mary’s Church 8246 East Main Street Alexandria, KY 41001 from 9:30 AM until Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 AM. Interment in St. Stephen Cemetery in Ft. Thomas, KY, Memorials to: In The Form of Masses and/or Alexandria Police Dept. C/O V.I.P.S. Program 8236 West Main Street Alexandria, KY 41001. Connley Brothers Funeral Home in Latonia, KY is serving the family. Online Condolences may be made at:


Jocelyne - Feb 4, 2012

Open cekasts sometimes can leave a bad last image of the person in your head. You imagine one thing in your head before you go to the viewing and if its a open casket it can completely change the image for you. I’m still not sure if I would want a open casket or not.

Ron & Shirley Bupp - Jan 7, 2012

Bless you Julie. We will always remember the great times we shared together.

Cindy & Don Walz - Jan 6, 2012

Our deepest condolences to you & family. Our prayers are with you. Cindy & Don Walz

Jeff Claybern - Jan 5, 2012

I want you to know, you can only hold Bills hand for a-while, but you can hold him in your heart for a life time.
If you need me for anything call. If you just want to talk I’m here, always.

Katrina Bray - Jan 5, 2012

I am so sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. I feel honored to have been able to get to know Bill through dispatching. He was always friendly and a pleasure to work with.

Sharon "Hipple" Hall - Jan 5, 2012

Aunt Julie,
We can not even begin to express our heartfelt sorrow for you and our family. May you find comfort in the Lord during this very difficult time. Know that even though we are many miles apart and can not be there physically with you that our hearts and minds are with you in all sincere sympathy.
Love and Prayers.
Sharon, James,
Dennis, Amber, Katie, Kimberly & Colton

John Faulhaber - Jan 4, 2012

Hi Marty and Kathy,
I haven’t seen either of you for a couple years. But I want to offer you both my condolences. Marty, I know your Dad was a huge influence in your life. And I know you will miss him greatly. Take care both of you, John

Lesley Hipple Martin - Jan 4, 2012

I am thinking you at this time. I love you and wish that we could be there for you. We will come to see you as soon as we can. I just started a new job so I cannot get anytime off as yet. We all love Billy and will miss him terribly.
Love you and all our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family,

Doreen Hipple - Jan 4, 2012

Julie,My heart is breaking for you,I know the pain you are in,hold God close to you,he will give you the strenght you will need.I will call you,next week.Love Doreen

Heather Gilbert - Jan 3, 2012

I just found out today, and I was in total shock…I couldn’t believe it. I knew Bill and his wife through the VIPS program and I am honored to have known him and gone through VIPS with him and Julie. Bill was an amazing person and always had a smile on his face ! To Julie and the rest of the Hipple family, my deepest thoughts and prayers are with you all right now. May Bill RIP and God Bless you all.

Lisa Newberry - Jan 3, 2012

Dear Julie,
We are so saddened to hear of Bill’s passing. We have fond memories of our time next door. Our deepest sympathy to you and your family.
With love,
Lisa & Brian

Bob Collins - Jan 3, 2012

I’ve know Bill since we were classmates at St. Thomas in Ft. Thomas in the 4th grade, then classmates at NCH, class of ’62. Although I moved from KY in ’73, I enjoyed our meetings at our class reunions. Bill was always one of the most cheerful guys I knew. Always smiling when we met and asking how I was. He cared for everyone. The community of Northern Kentucky has lost a fine gentleman and leader. No greater contrabutor is there than one who not only taught students but went on to Protect them and the public in law enforcement. God Bless Bill and his family.

Dr. Mike Jones - Jan 3, 2012

I would like to send my condolences to the Hipple family. Bill was a great man, he always made me smile. I’m going to miss him. Rest in peace and God Bless.

Dakota Claybern - Jan 3, 2012

Mr. Hipple,
Rest In Peace, From 750 1/2

Jeff Claybern - Jan 3, 2012

My thoughts and prayers to the family, friends and co-workers of Code Enforcement / VIP Bill Hipple. Another Hero taken too soon. May God comfort you and your family as you go and touch the face of God. Your service and sacrifice and bravery to the citizens of Alexandria will not be forgotten. God Speed and God Bless. Rest in Peace .
May the children / grandchildren of Bill Hipple, know that their Dad/Grandfather is a HERO who we will not forget and will forever be in his debt for all he has done for us. Thank You Sir for your service and protection to us all, may you rest in peace. God bless you and your family.
Bill (756), I’m going to miss you. (750).

Ken Shields - Jan 3, 2012

Dear Marty and Family,
Please accept my condolences on the passing of your dad/husband, Bill. He certainly contributed immensely to our youth educationally and athletically over the years.
Coach Ken Shields

Tim Brannock - Jan 3, 2012

My condolences to you and your family, Marty. I am so sorry for your loss. You will all be in my thoughts and prayers as you go through this difficult time.

Gerd Westdickenberg - Jan 3, 2012

With great sadness I have learned that your dear husband and father has passed away. I would like to send you my sincere and cordial condolences and wish you strength and consolation in these days full of sorrow.
Together with Bill I went to Newport Catholic – class of ’62. I will keep him in my prayers and my memory.
Gerd Westdickenberg, Berlin, Germany

Albert Whitehead - Jan 3, 2012

I was very sorry to hear that Bill had passed away. He coached me on a Champion 5th 6th grade basketball team at St. Joes around 1970-1971. It was always great to run into him over the years and each time we would talk for a bit about those teams. He very much enjoyed coaching…..and also enjoyed WINNING…….LOL!……which we did a lot of on those teams. He was a good coach, but a better man, and some of the things he taught me have remained with me throughout life. He had a great little grin… he knew something nobody else did! I’m very sorry for your loss and feel blessed that he was a part of my life. God Bless. Albert

Fran Bray - Jan 3, 2012

I am a member of the Newport Elks Lodge #273. I’m unable to attend the services, and wish to extend my condolences to the Hipple Family. He was a friend and brother Elk, he will be sorely missed at our lodge. My sincerest sympathy goes out to his family – Fran Bray

Joseph Hoh - Jan 3, 2012

Sincere condolences to the Hipple Family. Bill and I were classmates at Newport Catholic class of 62. He was a true faithful friend. His love for community and education are a tribute to his family and community alike. A true loss for all who knew him

James William Wiegand - Jan 3, 2012

I was Bill’s classmate at Newport Catholic, Class of 62′. I am saddened by his passing and offer my sincerest condolences.
He obviously made significant contributions to the community through education and law enforcement…….we all need more like him!

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