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Larry Bruce Tippett

Larry Bruce Tippett

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.
www.stricklandfuneral.com

9 Comments

  • Worth & Gail Brown Posted January 10, 2018 5:34 pm

    Prayers to all the family.

  • Antioch Baptist Church Hwy 39 Middlesex, NC Posted January 10, 2018 5:36 pm

    Prayers to all the family.

  • Antioch Baptist Church Hwy 39 Middlesex, NC Posted January 10, 2018 5:37 pm

    Prayers!

  • Class of 1957 Glendale High School Kenly, NC Posted January 10, 2018 5:38 pm

    Prayers!

  • Jeffrey Upchurch Family Posted January 11, 2018 1:22 pm

    Prayers to all of the family in this time of bereavement .

  • Dr Shelly West and Staff Posted January 11, 2018 2:03 pm

    We will truly miss this man, we all loved him so much, prayers to all the family.

  • Barbara J Lewis Posted January 12, 2018 3:46 pm

    Praying for the family.

  • Donna Sears Posted January 12, 2018 9:04 pm

    I never knew Mr. Tippett, but I have no doubt what a fine man he was. He raised a wonderful, sweet, and loving daughter whom I love dearly.

  • Lena Keel Posted January 13, 2018 6:49 pm

    Prayers, Love and Hugs.

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