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Hugh G. Tipton, Jr.
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Hugh G. Tipton, Jr., 78, of Mooresville, went home to the Lord on Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017 at Plainfield Healthcare Center surrounded by his loving family. Born in Indianapolis on April 21, 1938, Hugh was the son of Hugh G. Tipton, Sr. and Dorothy (Denton) Tipton; both of his parents preceded him in death. On July 24, 1960 he was united in marriage to his loving wife, Nancy H. (Brown) Tipton and she survives.

Hugh worked as a job setter at Allison’s Division of General Motors for 31 years; he retired in 1992. After retirement he enjoyed his work in the warehouse at Black & Company for 15 years. Hugh was a dedicated and faithful member of Mt. Gilead Church since 1952 serving as an Elder of the church for many years. Competitive by nature, he enjoyed playing card games and especially enjoyed playing a round of golf at Eagle Pines Golf Club in Mooresville.

Along with his parents, Hugh is preceded in death by his brother, Don Tipton and his sister, Sue Vansant.

Survivors include his loving wife of 56 years, Nancy; three children, Greg H. (Cathy) Tipton of Cloverdale, Troy D. Tipton of Brooklyn, and Lora K. Tipton of Brooklyn; two sisters, Joann Decker of Crawfordsville and Geniva Chapman of Indianapolis; and four grandchildren, Zachary, Matthew, and Corrine Tipton and Brandon Huber; a host friends and his beloved church family at Mt. Gilead Church.

Family and friends will gather to celebrate the life of Hugh G. Tipton, Jr. from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at Mt. Gilead Church in Mooresville. The funeral service will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at the church. Burial will follow at White Lick Cemetery in Mooresville. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Mt. Gilead Church, Building Fund. Final care and arrangements have been entrusted to the Carlisle – Branson Funeral Service & Crematory in Mooresville. You may share online condolences at

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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mt. Gilead Church

6019 E. St. Rd. 144
Mooresville, IN 46158





11:00 AM
Mt. Gilead Church

6019 E. St. Rd. 144
Mooresville, IN 46158

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White Lick Cemetery

13340 N. White Lick Road
Mooresville, IN 46158


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