BRUNSWICK — Orrin H. Phipps, 91, of Yarmouth, died Saturday, Jan. 26.
He was born in Portland, Oct. 19, 1921, the son of William and Fannie (Ross) Phipps.
Orrin was the founder of Yarmouth Lumber and was actively involved until a week ago. He always enjoyed trucking, was a Red Sox fan, an avid hunter and loved horses. He owned race horses for more than 50 years and was driving them into his mid-80s. He was a lifetime member of
the Maine Harness Horsemen’s Association and the U.S. Trotting Association. Orrin also loved dachshunds and there was no other dog for him.
He is survived by his son, William Phipps of Yarmouth; his grandchildren, James, Sheryl, Bethany, Laurie, Kevin and Kristalyn; as well as a large extended family.
He was predeceased by his first wife, Elizabeth Sperry; his second wife, Margaret Dugas; his daughter, Janet Clarke; and his grandson, Jake Phipps.
Please visit www.lindquistfuneralhome.com to share condolences, memories and tributes with his family.