Dan Samuel Alsobrook

Dan Samuel Alsobrook of Newberry passed away peacefully, Friday, March, 20, 2020 at Select Specialty Hospital in Gainesville, FL. He Was 86. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Newberry.
Graveside services will be held at the City of Newberry Cemetery at 11 AM, Tuesday, March 24, 2020 with Rev. Andy Cook officiating.
He was born in Orange Heights, FL. on 12/18/1933, moved to Newberry as a young boy. Directly after the Korean War, Dan lived in Moon Run, PA for a short period of time while he serving in the Army. While in the Army, Dan worked on Guided Missiles. After serving in the Army he returned to Newberry, where he lived the rest of his life.
Known by many in the Newberry community as Uncle Dan, he was a retired Master Mercury Outboard and Inboard Motor Mechanic. His greatest joy in life was fishing. He also loved car racing and being involved as a mechanic on Kevin Durden’s race team.
Dan was preceded in death by his father, James C. Nipper; his mother, Annie Mae Nipper; sisters Faye A. Hunter and Betty J. Colson of Newberry, Jimmy Ortiz of Bronson and Varise Brunner of Ocala and one brother “Cowboy”, Gene Autry Nipper of Newberry.
Survivors include two brothers; “Jimbo” – James Calvin Nipper, Jr. , “Slick” – Charles M. Nipper both of Newberry and two sisters; “Catnip” – M. Catherine Nipper and “Pud” – Madge L. Nipper both of Alachua, FL.

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In consideration of COVID-19, as well as the families we are serving, we would like for those of you whose immune systems are compromised please stay home and send the family a condolence card. We may also be forced to postpone services if this continues or worsens. Our profession as funeral directors is not only focused on serving families, but also protecting the families and the community at-large. Thank you and please take care!