Mr. Wilbur Dean Tipton, age 90, of Chapel Hill, Tennessee, died Saturday evening, April 14, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. Mr. Tipton was born in Blount County, Tennessee and was a son of the late Carl McCampbell and Vola McCrosky Tipton. He was a Veteran and served two tours in the United States Navy. Mr. Tipton was a retired Iron Worker, working on many TVA and General Motors Corp. projects. He was a member of Iron Workers Local #492 and was a member of Lewisburg First United Methodist Church. In addition to his parents, Mr. Tipton was also preceded in death by his first wife, Margaret Hargrove Tipton, who died in 1987; brothers, Kenneth Tipton and Burnes Tipton.
Mr. Tipton is survived by his wife of 29 years, Martha Ann Tipton, Chapel Hill, TN; daughter, Diane (Ronnie) Curtis, Chapel Hill, TN; step-sons, Patrick (Carole) Davis, San Jose, CA, Daniel Timothy (Susan) Davis, Franklin, TN; brother, Bob Tipton, Maryville, TN; grandchildren, Deana Martin, Shannon (Lori) Curtis; step-grandchildren, Christopher (Morgane) Davis, Shannon (Kavel) Bhathela, J. P. Davis, Andrew (Leanna) Davis, Olivia (Clint) Wright, Kristin (Kenny) Madrid; six great grandchildren and one step-great grandchild.
Family members will receive friends on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Lawrence Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Irvin officiating. Burial will follow in Swanson Cemetery in Chapel Hill.