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Samuel Edward Tipton

April 12, 1954 April 9, 2014
Samuel Edward Tipton
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Obituary for Samuel Edward Tipton

Samuel Edward Tipton, 69, of High Street, passed away Thursday, April 9th, 2014 at his home, after a long illness. Mr. Tipton was a native of Estill County, a son of the late Mackey and Edna McIntosh Tipton. He was a retired police officer, former fire chief of Irvine, and former jailer of Estill County. Mr. Tipton was a member of the the Stafford Lodge #562 F&AM, a member of the Kiwanis Club, a shriner, and also a member of the Millers Creek Church of God. He was preceded in death by his siblings Mable Gibson, Mary Bunch, Ollie Estes, Blanch Tipton, Louise Tipton, Annie Horn, Betty Neal, Emma McIntosh, Violet Arvin, Dorothy Young, Thomas, Macky Jr., Joe, and Travis Tipton. Survivors include his children Billy (and wife Shelia) Tipton, Ed Tipton, and Delena Tipton; his sister Katherine Smyth; his grandchildren Corey Baker, Chesney Tipton, Stacey Tipton, Keyona Violet Tipton, Brook Robinson, Blair Robinson, Autumn Tipton, Madalyn Tipton; his great-grandchild Tristann Robinson Stamper; a special nephew Tommy (and wife Donna) Arvin; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Services will be held Sunday, April 13th, at 2:00 pm, Lewis Funeral Home, with Bro. Donnie Watson officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Tabor Cemetery, with Masonic Rites at graveside. Friends may call anytime after 10:00 AM Sunday. Pallbearers will be the members of the Stafford Lodge #562, F&AM. Honorary pallbearers will be his grandchildren.


2:00 PM Sunday, April 13th, 2014

Lewis Funeral Home


10:00 AM Sunday, April 13th, 2014

Lewis Funeral Home

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