Funeral services for Carl Milton Tipps, age 87 of Lynchburg, formerly of Fayetteville will be conducted Sunday at 2 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Leo Bechard officiating. Burial will follow in Higgins Cedar Hill Memorial Gardens. Mr. Tipps passed away Thursday night at Lincoln Medical Center.
A native of Lincoln County, Mr. Tipps was the son of the late Terrace and Kate Jeans Tipps. He was a retired Fayetteville Businessman and a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife Ruby Winsett Tipps of Lynchburg, three sons Tony Ray Tipps of Fayetteville, Carl Michael Tipps of Lynchburg and William Timothy (Mary Jo) Tipps of Chapel Hill, TN, eight grandchildren; Nicole (Charles) Thompson; Nigel (Jennifer) Tipps; Mary Ellen Williams; Casey Tipps; T J Tipps; Travis (Miki) Tipps; Vickie (Justin) Hazel and Brody Tipps; ten great-grandchildren and two sisters Dorothy Spurlock and Coleen Capley. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters, Edith Tipps Keller and Jean Tipps Eslick.
Visitation with the family will be Saturday evening 5-8 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home.