Funeral set for DPS trooper killed


Funeral arrangements for Department of Public Safety Senior Trooper Thomas P. Nipper have been finalized.

Visitation will be held Thursday, November 9 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Dossman Funeral Home, 2525 North Main Street in Belton.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 10, at 1:00 p.m. at Temple Bible Church, 3205 Oakview Drive in Temple.

Interment will be at the North Belton Cemetery at 1500 North Main Street in Belton.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers,  memorials be made to the Houston Survivors 100 Club, 5555 San Felipe Street # 1750, Houston, Texas 77056

Trooper Nipper died in the line of duty Saturday November 4.

At about 3:05 p.m. Trooper Nipper was conducting a traffic stop on IH 35 in Temple when his patrol car was struck from behind by a southbound motorist.

He had served DPS for over 34 years.

He is survived by his wife, Tammy; son Michael Nipper; daughters Amy Schmoyer and Lori Nipper.

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