Edgar Lee Tippit

Edgar Lee Tippit

Birth
Lamar County, Texas, USA
Death 24 Feb 2006 (aged 104)
Clarksville, Red River County, Texas, USA
Burial Blossom, Lamar County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 22372999 · View Source
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"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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  • Created by: Diane & John
  • Added: 21 Oct 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22372999
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edgar Lee Tippit (26 Jan 1902–24 Feb 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22372999, citing Red Oak Cemetery, Blossom, Lamar County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Diane & John (contributor 46842343) .