Charles Richard Tipton

Charles Richard Tipton age 75 of Maryville passed away Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at Blount Memorial Hospital. Richard was a 32nd Degree Mason. He adored his grandchildren. The family would like to thank Dr. McCarty and his staff, and all the wonderful nurses that took care of him. Survivors include: Wife, Dicia Tipton; Son & Daughter-in-law, Craig & Penny Tipton; Daughter, Pam Roberson; Grandchildren, Dustin, Tina, Bill & Rick; Great-Grandson, Andrew; Three Step-Grandchildren; Brother & Sister-in-law, Wayne & Sandy Tipton; Sisters-in-law and Brothers-in-law, Twila & Bill Baker, Wanda Jeffries, Mable Wilson, Walter & Grace Wilson; one aunt and one uncle; many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Special friends, Roger, Wayne Oliver, Joe, Billy & Diane, T.J. & Lola. Funeral service will be at 7:30 PM, Saturday, October 8, 2011 at Smith Trinity Chapel with Rev. Harold Hunt officiating. Interment will be at 10:00 AM, Sunday, October 9, 2011 at Grandview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to: Blount Memorial Cancer Center, 907 E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy. Maryville, TN 37804. Family will receive friends from 5:30 until 7:30 PM, Saturday, October 8, 2011 at Smith Trinity Chapel. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.smithmortuary.com.

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