Donnie Tipton Sr.
MAYFIELD — Donnie G. (Sarge) Tipton Sr., 66, of Mayfield, formerly of Murray, died Saturday, June 22, 2013, at Murray-Calloway County Hospital.
He was retired from Murray Lumber Company and of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by three daughters, Paula Gayle Tipton and Amy Leann Patterson, both of Murray, and Donna Lynn Hughes of Hazel; two sons, Donnie G. Tipton Jr. and Jamie Paul Tipton, both of Murray; three sisters, Deborah Sosh McKnought of Owensboro, Lee Rice of Boca Raton, Fla., and Lucy Tipton Taylor of Mayfield; three brothers, Jim Tipton and Charles Tipton, both of Murray, and Lennie Tipton of Cincinnati, Ohio; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandchild, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Paulette Cunningham Tipton. His parents were Robert and Hazel Muncie Tipton.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at J.H. Churchill Funeral Home with John Sales officiating. Burial will follow in Hicks Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, June 24, 2013, at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to St. Jude Tribute Program, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.