|Birth: ||Feb. 15, 1938|
|Death: ||Nov. 10, 2011|
North Carolina, USA
SOPHIA – David Edward Tipton of Sophia, NC, passed away on Thursday, November 10, 2011 at High Point Regional Hospital. David was born on February 15, 1938 in Dennison, Texas to James Wiley and Cora Blanche Grant Tipton, who preceded him in death.
Survivors include wife, Hazel Lee Rouse Higgins Tipton, daughter Cynthia Grzyb of Dudley, MA, son Scott Tipton of Apex, NC and grandson Jacob Grzyb, step-daughter Amy Higgins of High Point NC, step-son John Higgins of Winston-Salem, NC, step-grandchildren Connor Higgins, Lauryn Higgins, Amber Wood and Allie Dorman. Also surviving are brothers Richard Tipton (Martha), of Stockton, CA and Jim Tipton (Bonnie), of Albuquerque, NM. He was preceded in death by a sister, Jeannie Shidler, of Kansas City, KS.
David was a graduate of Bob Jones University, in Greenville, SC with a Liberal Arts degree. He retired from High Point Furniture and was currently employed with Kerr Drug in High Point. David was a devoted Carolina Tarheels fan and was known for his jokes and a story for every occasion.
He was a member of Fairfield United Methodist Church, High Point and enjoyed his mission trips to Lithuania and loved his Fairfield church family.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, November 12, at Fairfield United Methodist Church with Reverend Jill Auman officiating. Burial will follow in the Fairfield United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Friday, November 11, from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm at Cumby Family Funeral Service, Archdale. His family requests memorials be made to Fairfield UMC-Missions, 1505 NC Hwy. 62 W, High Point, NC 27263 in lieu of flowers.
Online condolences may be made at www.cumbyfuneral.com. Arrangements by Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale.
Published in the High Point Enterprise
James Wylie Tipton (1913 - 1986)
Blanche Cora Grant Tipton (1914 - 2004)
Louise Rice Tipton (1940 - 1991)
Jeanne Betty Tipton Schidler (1932 - 2009)*
David Edward Tipton (1938 - 2011)
Fairfield United Methodist Church Cemetery
North Carolina, USA
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Originally Created by: Polly Fry Hagerman
Record added: Nov 11, 2011
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