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Robert “Bob” Tipton, September 30, 1931~March 7, 2015

Robert “Bob” Tipton, 83, of Fayetteville died Saturday, March 07, 2015 in Fayetteville.  He was born September 30, 1931 in Felt, Idaho to Charles and Nola Ogla Tipton.

He was in the construction business; was partnered with his brothers as a mechanic at Tipton Bros. Garage; and enjoyed the rest of his life as a farmer. Bob was the last of “The Good Ol’ Boys”.  He was a deacon at Farmington Baptist Church.  He loved God and his family.

Preceded in death by his parents; wife, Minnie Beth Tipton; daughter, Neina Beth Tipton; two brothers; and one sister.

He is survived by two daughters, Penny Tipton of Fayetteville; and Sherri Tipton of Lubbock, TX.; sister, Ruby Smith of Little Rock; granddaughter, Kimberly Brainard of San Franciso, CA.; and grandson, Stephen Gourley of Bentonville.

Funeral services will be 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at Farmington Baptist Church with Pastor Preston Beeks officiating.  Interment will be in Farmington Cemetery under the direction of Beard’s Chapel.

The family will receive friends from 4-6 P.M. on Monday, March 9, 2015 at the funeral home.

Per Bob’s request, please dress casually as he wanted to be “the best-dressed man there”.

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    Name » 08. Mar, 2015

    Pappaw was and is truly the closest thing to a saint that anyone will ever know I think of you daily always have always will I love you…. Shana Allison Amber Austin Paton Anthony Aubrey Corie and Callie

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    Name » 09. Mar, 2015

    This was truly a man who believed in god and lived that way he will be missed
    Wayne & Georgan Prince

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    Jim Ferguson » 10. Mar, 2015

    The ” last of the good old boys” is so true..Growing up in the neighborhood of the garage, the brothers were guys you could talk to and trust and always get a little work or advice from, always there to help and treat you good and give you a little guidance too if you needed it. My father cared for those brothers and always told me they were good guys…..Rest in peace, Bob……..Penny and Sherri & family. I’m sorry and understand your emptiness of them both being gone may god bless you all
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    Name » 27. Mar, 2015

    We are so sorry for your loss !! He was a very precious person !! Virginia Rogers and Debra Adkins .