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Edgar Lee Tippit
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Birth: Jan. 26, 1902
Death: Feb. 24, 2006

"The Paris News" - Paris, TX
CLARKSVILLE ? Edgar Lee Tippit, 104, of Clarksville died Friday, Feb. 24, 2006 at ETMC Clarksville.

Services are set for 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, at Lindeman Chapel with the Rev. Don Shovan officiating. Burial follows in Red Oak Cemetery in Blossom under the direction of Clarksville Funeral Home.

He was born Jan. 26, 1902, in Red River County, the son of U. G. and Ara Dell Rivers Tippit. He was a retired farmer and a Methodist.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one son, J. D. Tippit.

Survivors include wife, Mary Lee Daniels Tippit; sons, Donald Tippit of Paris, Wayne Tippit of Mount Pleasant, Edward Tippit of Mount Pleasant and Ron Tippit of Clarksville; daughters, Christine Christopher of Dallas and Joyce Debord of Terrell; sister, Onetta Richerson of Livingston; 28 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; and several great-great-great-grandchildren.

Note: His son, J.D.Tippit, was the Dallas policeman shot by Lee Harvey Oswald in 1963 when President Kennedy was assassinated. 
 
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 Parents:
  U G Tippit (1868 - 1962)
  Ara Della Rivers Tippit (1872 - 1971)
 
 Children:
  J.D. Tippit (1924 - 1963)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Ernest Tippit (1893 - 1894)*
  Lonie Francis Tippit Keith (1896 - 1976)*
  Edgar Lee Tippit (1902 - 2006)
  Troy True Tippet Morgan (1911 - 1976)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Red Oak Cemetery
Blossom
Lamar County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Diane & John
Record added: Oct 21, 2007
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Edgar Lee Tippit
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