Mr. Tippin died at 6:38 pm. Tuesday, June 22, 2010 at Trigg County Hospital in Cadiz.
Mr. Tippin was a native of Bloomville, Ohio, and a former resident of Shelbyville, Ind., and Cadiz. He was a retired sales associate for Sears. He was a member of Lone Oak United Methodist Church, Masonic Lodge #449, Rizpah Shrine Temple, Scottish Rite, Order of Eastern Star and Veterans of Foreign Wars. He served in the United States Navy during World War II on Board the USS ABSD-4.
He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Buannah Reiter Tippin; two sons, Daryl E. Tippin of Springfield, Ill., and Richard “Rick” Tippin of Paducah; five grandchildren, Shane Tippin and wife Nicole, Joshua Tippin, Jenna Tippin, Kyle Tippin and Stacey Tippin; and two great grandchildren, Kylee Tippin and Taylor Tippin
He is preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers. His parents were James W. and Lydia Lucas Tippin.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Lone Oak United Methodist Church 3835 Old US Hwy 45 S, Paducah, KY 42003. Leave a message of sympathy for the family or light a candle at www.milnerandorr.com