Kip P. Flint

September 6, 2012  

BEAVER FALLS, N.Y.  ó  Kip Patrick Flint, 49, of Deveines Road, passed away peacefully at his home, Wednesday, Sept. 5, surrounded by his loving family, while under the care of Lewis County Hospice.

Calling hours are from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., Lowville. Burial will be held privately by the family.

A gathering at the Marine Corp. League Det. #754, Lowville, will immediately following calling hours.

Born April 7, 1963, at Lewis County General Hospital in Lowville, a son of Kenneth, Sr. and Patricia Sauer Flint, he graduated in 1981 graduate from, Beaver River Central School, later receiving his bachelorís degree in electrical engineering. Kip served active duty in the U.S. Army from 1984 to 1987 ranking as sergeant, before entering the Army Reserve from 1987 to 1989. 

After his military service, Kip worked for New York Air Brake as a senior systems engineer, where he was awarded with several design patents for the brake systems he designed. 

Kip traveled throughout the U.S., Asia and Europe lecturing and training on brake designs for New York Air Brake. 

He married Shannon M. Yerdon on May 30, 1998, at Salem Christian Fellowship in Beaver Falls, with Rev. Bruce Lyndaker officiating.

Kip enjoyed life to the fullest. He enjoyed all sports, especially the Dallas Cowboys and New York Yankees. 

He was an avid outdoorsman, especially enjoying snowmobiling, four wheeling, hunting, camping and spending time with his family.

Kip was a member of the Beaver River Memorial Post #1663, American Legion, Croghan.

Surviving are his loving wife of 14 years, Shannon; a son, Kobi and a daughter, Madisen; his parents, Kenneth, Sr. and Patricia Flint of Beaver Falls; his brothers and a sister-in-law, Kenneth, Jr. and Christina Flint of Beaver Falls; Kevin Flint of Ithaca; a sister and her husband, Brandi and William LaVancha of Beaver Falls; two nieces, Karli LaVancha and Haleigh Flint; his mother-in-law, Joann Yerdon of Cape Vincent; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. 

His father-in-law, Joseph Yerdon, died before him.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Lewis County General Hospital Fund For Hope, 7785 N. State St., Lowville, NY 13367; or to Friends of Lewis County Hospice, P.O. Box 266, Lowville, NY 13367.


Information provided by Iseneker Funeral Home of Lowville and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.