SPRING HILL, FLA. — Cecil C. “Tip” Tipton, 94, of Spring Hill Fla., passed away Nov. 20, 2012, at HPH Hospice in Brooksville, Fla.
He was born in Pataskala, Dec. 26, 1917.
He moved to Fla. after retiring from Union Oil Co. in 1980. He was a World War II Navy veteran, an avid golfer and euchre player.
He is predeceased by his beloved wife of 60 years, Alberta “Bertie” McNeal; grandsons, Troy Tipton and Luke Buettner.
He is survived by son, Curt (Sherry) Tipton, Mount Vernon; and daughter, Carol Buettner, Spring Hill, Fla.; grandchildren, Trent Tipton; Travis (Mary) Tipton; and Tara (Gabe) Christopher; six great-grandchildren; three great-greatgrandchildren all of Mount Vernon.
Graveside services will be held at a later date in Pataskala.
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