Feb. 28, 1950 — Feb. 12, 2015 Richard Earl Tippy, 64, of Crossville, passed away Feb. 12, 2015, at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. Funeral services were held Feb. 20 at Cornerstone Baptist Church, with Bro. Mike Kerley officiating. Interment was in Parham Cemetery. Mr. Tippy was born Feb. 28, 1950, in Oak Ridge, the son of the late Ryburn Tippy and Eleanor (Stefanoff) Tippy. He worked as a caregiver and was a member of the Cornerstone Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Judy Tippy of Crossville; son, Luke Tippy of Crossville; grandson, Jaiden Samuel Sweet Tippy of Crossville; and sister, Ann Tibbatts of Connecticut. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Alan Tippy. Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on  February 23, 2015