Kip Aubertine, 71 of Zephyrhills, passed away on Friday, January 12, 2024 at his home with his family by his side. He was born in Watertown, New York and moved to Florida in 2020 from Houston, Texas. He was the foreman for oil fields and also a truck driver. Kip enjoyed his over the road trucking and was fondly known as “Papa Noel” on his CB because of his long white beard. He was an honorably discharged United States Navy veteran and enjoyed golfing, being the neighborhood “Security Watch Volunteer”, going to the What Not Barn and was also a member of the Betmar Golf Club.
Kip is survived by his loving wife of over 44 years, Judy; his son, Bradley “Kip John” Wallace; his daughter, Summer Aubertine and five beloved grandchildren, Luci Smith, Jacob Wallace, Zoie Wallace, Kadence Pratt and Kalista Shipley and his precious dog, Treasure.
Kip will be laid to rest on Tuesday, January 23 at 2:30 pm at Florida National Cemetery with honors to be rendered.
Memorial donations may be made in his name to the Pasco County Animal Services. Please see the Donate Now button below.