Henry Field Tipton, Jr., 75, of Ooltewah, passed away on Sunday, June 3, 2018 in a local health care facility.
Mr. Tipton was a native of Memphis, Tennessee and was a 1961 graduate of Jonesboro High School in Jonesboro, Arkansas. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, a member of the Elks Lodge, Knights of Columbus, the Pachyderm Club and St. Stephen’s Catholic Church. Mr. Tipton was the owner of Henry Tipton Construction, president of the Homebuilder’s Association, a U.S. National Soccer Federation Assessor, and was preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Scarlette Tipton.
Survivors include his daughters, Michelle Laughter of Nesbit, MS, & Christine (Greg) Archey, Harrison, TN; grandchildren, Dustin & Dalton Laughter, & Samantha & Chad Archey; great-grandchildren, Ayden & Jase Hays, Braxton & Kingston Archey, all of Chattanooga; brother, Dr. Richard Tipton, Cape Girardeau, Missouri; several nieces & nephews.
Graveside services will be held Wednesday, June 6th at 2:00 p.m. at the Chattanooga National Cemetery with Rev. Manuel Perez officiating. Full military honors will be observed.
Please share expressions of sympathy at lane-southcrestchapel.com. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the Lewy Body Dementia Association, 912 Killian Hill Road, S.W., Lilburn, GA 30047, or LBDA.org.
The family will receive friends Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.
Lewy Body Dementia Association
912 Killian Hill Road, S.W., Lilburn GA 30047