Originally created 08/18/00

Mr. R.F. Tippie



Mr. R.F. Tippie, 81, of 15th Street, died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2000, at Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. today at Sunset Memory Gardens, Graniteville, with Dr. Andrew Menger officiating.

Mr. Tippie, a native of Pryor, Okla., had retired from Western Sizzlin Steak House and was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of American Legion Post 205, 40 & 8 Post 179 and was a lifetime member of Disabled American Veterans Association.

Survivors include his son, Richard M. Tippie, Chesapeake, Va.; three daughters, Jimmy T. Monroe, Pensacola, Fla., Vicki T. Keller, Virginia Beach, Va., and Lynda T. Denton, Norfolk, Va.; and six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home, 1101 15th St., Augusta, GA 30901.

Platt's Funeral Home, Crawford Avenue, is in charge of arrangements.