Stark County man dies in South Korea

Stark County man dies in South Korea

STARK COUNTY, OH (WOIO) - A Stark county man has died overseas after losing his battle with lung disease.

Jerry Lipkins III was in South Korea teaching English when he became sick. He died the first week of January.

A Gofundme account was originally started to bring Lipkins home for treatment. The family was told it would cost more than $200,000 to Medevac him back to the states. Now the $19,000 will be used to bring his body back to Canton.

Funeral services will be held Saturday.

When: Saturday, January 30, 2016 
Calling hours/viewing: 9:00AM
Homegoing Celebration: 11:00AM

Where: Shiloh Baptist Church 
700 Market Street South 
Canton, Ohio 44702
Phone: 330-456-3660

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