Brooks & White
P.O. Box 1135
907 Durham Road
Roxboro, NC, 27573
(336) 599-3171
Funeral Home
"Your Way Is Our Way!"
Thomas Edward Tippett
December 08, 1933 - March 20, 2019
Born in Durham County, NC
Resided in Durham County, NC
Friday March 22, 2019, 6:30-8 PM
Brooks & White
907 Durham Rd
Roxboro, NC 27573
Saturday March 23, 2019, 11 AM
Graveside Service
Person Memorial Cemetery
3250 Durham Road
Roxboro, NC 27573
Thomas Edward Tippett, 85, of Durham, died Wednesday, March 20, 2019. Born in Durham County, he was the son of the late James Edward Tippett and Bessie Wheeler Tippett. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wives, Collen Permenter Tippett and Shirley R. Tippett; son, James Wesley "Wes" Tippett; brother, Harvey L. Tippett; nephew, Jay Jeffries. Mr. Tippett attended Northern Free Will Baptist Church. He was a US Army Veteran. Mr. Tippett retired from the City of Durham as a construction inspector after 30 years of employment.

Surviving are his grandson, Brady T. Tippett of Durham; two great-grandchildren: Grace and Gabriel Tippett; sister, Marie T. Jeffries of Durham; sister-in-law, Charlotte P. Tippett of Durham; niece and nephew, Kristen J. Henshaw of VA and Glen Tippett of SC; special friend, Bradley Hopkins.

Visitation will be held from 6:30-8 PM Friday, March 22, 2019 at the Brooks & White Funeral Home.

Graveside rites will be 11 AM Saturday, March 23, 2019 at the Person Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. Norman Gordon officiating.

Memorials may be made to Northern Free Will Baptist Church, 405 Orange Factory Road, Bahama, NC 27503.