A celebration of life will be scheduled later for Dustin Troy Pippin, 51, Topeka, who passed away Saturday, May 27, 2023.
He was born Dec. 18, 1971, in Emporia to Harold Dean and Jane Hope (Drinkwater) Pippin.
A 1990 graduate of Marion High School, he began his military career with Kansas Air National Guard in December of 1989, retiring at the rank of master sergeant in 2020.
During his career, he received the Air Force Achievement Award with two oak leaf clusters, Joint Meritorious Unit Award with one oak leaf cluster, Outstanding Unit Award with one oak leaf cluster, Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters, National Defense Service Medal with one service star and Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal.
Dustin married Suzanne Nicole Hoffman on June 10, 2006 in Topeka. She survives in Topeka.
Other survivors include his children, Mikhial Fox and Ashley and Logan Pippin of Topeka; his mother, Jane McAdoo of Wichita; and two brothers, Brett Pippin (and wife Janet) of Milford and Eric Pippin (and wife Nicole) of Silver Lake.
He was preceded in death by his father and his sister, Anita McAdoo.
Dustin loved spending time with family and enjoyed barbecuing, fishing, and fixing things.
Cremation is planned. Parker Price Cremations, Funerals and Receptions in Topeka is assisting the family.
To view service details and leave a special message for the family online, visit www.ParkerPriceFH.com.