Horace Kris TiptonApril 16, 1922 ~ May 9, 2017 (age 95)
Horace Tipton, 95, of Burnsville, went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday May 9, 2017 at his home. A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late Neil and Mary Etta Renfro Tipton. He was the husband of Margie Hughes Tipton who died in 2005. He was preceded in death by a daughter Betty Lee Penland and a son Dennis Tipton and 3 great-grandchildren Brianna and Mason Holbrooks and Zach Hall. Horace was the last surviving sibling of 11 children. He was a retired truck driver.
Surviving are his daughter: Linda Tipton Edwards of Lincolnton, Grandchildren: Amanda Holbrooks and husband Ira, Darren Edwards and wife Amanda, Tina Butler and husband Wayne, Margie Marie Tipton, Sherri Watson and husband Donald, Terri Tipton, Dennis Tipton, Jr., and Christy Hill. 19 great-grandchildren and numerous great-great grandchildren. And special friends: Peggy, Wanda, Donna and Susie.
Graveside services will be held at 2 P.M. Wednesday in the Robertson Cemetery at West Burnsville Baptist Church.