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Henry Field Tipton, Jr.

November 20, 1942 ~ June 3, 2018 (age 75)

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  In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the Lewy Body Dementia Association, 912 Killian Hill Road, S.W., Lilburn, GA  30047, or

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.

Donations may be made to:

Lewy Body Dementia Association
912 Killian Hill Road, S.W., Lilburn GA 30047

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