Viola M. Pipes, age 91, of Richmond passed away Wednesday July 1, 2020 at Forest Park Health Campus. She was born on October 3, 1928 to Ulrich and Anna Warne. She graduated from Cambridge High School in Cambridge, OH then married Gordon Pipes on June 18, 1950. Viola worked at Wells Pontiac and was the co-owner of Hammond Studios before working for and retiring from National Trucks and Parts. The family would like to send a special thank you to the staff at Forest Park Health Campus for their compassion and care for Viola.

Survivors include her sons Greg (Karen) Pipes and Jerry Pipes; grandchildren Christina (Scott) Brechbiel, Emily (Darren) Klein, Jessica Pipes and Trent (Allison Gray) Pipes; great grandchildren Grace and Olivia Klein, Marie Whitely, Addie and Ashton Brechbiel. She is preceded in death by her parents Ulrich and Anna; husband Gordon Pipes and sisters Charlene, Helen and Bernadine.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.