|Birth: ||Mar. 30, 1933|
|Death: ||Mar. 27, 2001|
James Canary Tipton, 68, entered into rest Tuesday (March 27, 2001) at his residence.
Born March 30, 1933 in Scott County, Va., Mr. Tipton was a son of the late Harvey and Estle B. Tipton. He was a native of Scott County and retired from the Virginia Department of Transportation.
Mr. Tipton was of the Baptist faith and a member of Bishop Memorial Freewill Baptist Church.
Including his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Jimmy Lee Tipton; sister, Lillie Mae Thacker; brothers, Ivan, Claude and Charlie Tipton.
Surviving are his wife, Mary Rhoton Tipton, of the home, Rye Cove, Va.; two sons and daughters-in-law, Larry James and Rosemary Tipton, Ft. Blackmore, Va., Scotty Wayne and Tammy Tipton, Gate City, Va.; four grandchildren, Presley Tipton, April Tipton, Jamie Tipton and Libby Tipton; one brother, Ralph Tipton, Sullivan Gardens; four sisters, Phyllis Osborne, Dungannon, Va., Judy Pendleton, East Carters Valley, Pam Tipton France, Gate City, Va., and Joyce Dockery, East Carters Valley; several nieces and nephews and many close friends.
Calling hours are from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the Gate City Funeral Home in the Juanita S. Falin Chapel. Friends may pay their respects at the home.
Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday in the Gene Falin Memorial Chapel of the funeral home with the Rev. Gordon McBride, the Rev. Ray Dockery and the Rev. Willie Ashworth officiating.
Music will be provided by the Moccasin Gap Quartet.
Burial will follow the service at Rollins Cemetery, Rye Cove, Va.
Pallbearers will be Dr. John Collins, Larry Jones, Merel Hass, Mike Jones, Brian Jones, Tony Bowen, John Bennett and Robert Gilliam.
James Harvey Tipton (1910 - 1965)
Lillie Estle Bishop Tipton (1911 - 1976)
James Canary Tipton (1933 - 2001)
Ralph Isaac Tipton (1934 - 2005)*
Ivan Eugene Tipton (1936 - 1936)*
Lillie Mae Tipton Thacker (1938 - 1982)*
Charlie Ray Tipton (1939 - 2000)*
Claude Lee Tipton (1944 - 1978)*
Created by: Lynn J
Record added: Jun 19, 2011
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