The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


January 14, 2014

Reggie "Wolfman" Louis Pippin Jr.

CARTHAGE, Mo. — Reggie "Wolfman" Louis Pippin Jr., 54, passed away Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014.

Reggie was born Jan. 22, 1959, in Carthage, Mo. Reggie was the owner of Wolfman's House of Screams. He was a member of the Carthage Shriners, Childrens Hospital, Masons, Springfield Raceway, Jomohaunts and Tri-State Darting Association.

Reggie is survived by his mother and step-dad, Fern O'Dell Wescott and Marvin Ray Wescott, of Carl Junction; one daughter, Meggie Etris and husband, Joshua, of Purcell; one son Ricky Louis Pippin-Patrum and girlfriend, Heather, of Joplin; one sister, Cathy June Hayes and husband, Chester, of Kimberling City; two grandchildren, Nova Etris and Donovan Gardner; surviving aunts and uncles, Faye Ellis, Willard Pippin, Bill Pippin, Clell Pippin, Glenn Dubry and O.T. Brewer; niece, Kristen Martin and nephew, Jason Benward; and three great-nephews, Sam, Ben and Zac Martin. Reggie was preceded in death by his father, Reggie Louis Pippin, Sr., in 1972; a daughter, Reggina Marie Pippin in 1988; maternal grandparents, Marvin and Lucille Trenary in 2012; three uncles, Chester Pippin, Jimmy Pippin, Larry Brewer; and one aunt, Luella Wescott.

Services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, at the Ulmer Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, at Ulmer Funeral Home. Burial will be in Weaver Cemetery in Oronogo.

Contributions may be made to Reggie "Wolfman" Louis Pippin, Jr.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements are under the direction of the Ulmer Funeral Home.

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