PORT ORANGE, Fla. — Roy L. Tipton, age 86, passed away September 11, 2011, in Port Orange, FL.
He was born in Mitchell County, NC, to the late Burnie and Nellie Bryant Tipton. He had previously worked as a Sales Supervisor at the Budweiser Company.
Survivors include: daughters, Debbie Bowling and husband, Richard, of Port Orange, FL, Anita Worley and husband, Kenneth, of Johnson City, TN; grandchildren, Vance and Dennis Rountree, Gator, Sarah and Brittany Bowling; and great grandson, Jonah Lane Bowling.
Funeral Services will be held Friday, September 16, 2011, at 7:00 PM in the Chapel of Henline-Hughes Funeral Home in Bakersville, NC. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Phil Graeber will be officiating the service.
Interment will be Saturday, September 17, 2011, at 11:00 AM in the Whitson-Tipton Cemetery on Miller Road in Green Mountain, NC.
Memorials may be made to: Whitson-Tipton Cemetery, ℅ Thelma Tipton, 5549 NC 197, Green Mountain, NC 28740.
Henline-Hughes Funeral Home of Bakersville, NC, is assisting the Tipton family.