Robert Neil Tipton, 61, of Evensville, died Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, at HHC of Chattanooga.
A lifelong resident of Rhea County, he was a member of Old Washington Baptist Church and a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving in Vietnam.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Dennis and Martha Massey Tipton; sister, Sara Neal and brother, Charles Tipton.
Survivors include his wife, Vicky E. Stout Tipton; daughter, Shelly (Ryan) Harris and son, James Tipton all of Evensville; two sisters, Jeanette (Frank) Scott of Greeneville, Tenn. and Mary (Stanley) Clark of Evensville, Tenn.; four brothers, Russell (Naomi) Tipton of Dayton, Marion Tipton of Evensville, Ralph (Delores) Tipton of Cadis, Ky. and Richard (Margie) Tipton of Evensville; granddaughter, Livia Harris and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Coulter Garrison Funeral Home with Rev. Rusty Revis and Rev. Jerry Levengood officiating. Burial will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Rhea Memory Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday.
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Arrangements by Coulter Garrison Funeral Home Inc., Dayton, Tennessee 37321.