Larry Bruce Tippett
March 28, 1936 – January 8, 2018
EMIT – Larry Bruce Tippett, 81, died peacefully at home surrounded by family. He was born in Johnston County to the late Bruce & Cenie Tippett. Mr. Tippett graduated from Louisburg College. He retired from the N. C. Department of Corrections & NC State Fairgrounds. He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha S. Tippett, brother, Allen Tippett, and former wife Vashti P. Tippett , the mother of his daughter.
He is survived by his daughter, Kimberly Flores (Tony) of Wilson Mills, grandson, Blake Holland, great granddaughter, Gemma Holland, siblings, Jackie Cain of Raleigh, Lyndo Tippett (Lou) of Fayetteville, Joe Tippett (Janice) of Sims, special friend, Lynda Bradshaw of Raleigh, many nieces and nephews.
He was a member of the Willow Springs Country Club where he was an avid golfer, in addition to enjoying fishing and hunting
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be sent to Friendship Free Will Baptist Church, 758 Friendship Church Road, Middlesex, NC 27557.
Memorial service 8 pm, Saturday Evening, Friendship Free Will Baptist Church, Middlesex, with visitation from 6:30 – 8 pm, prior to the service.
The family will receive friends at other times at his home.
Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell.