Ashby Reynolds Tippett
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Ashby Reynolds Tippett
  • October 19, 1918 - July 4, 2017
  • Cove City, North Carolina

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Ashby Reynolds Tippett, 98, of Cove City, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 4th, 2017, surrounded by his loving family.

A veteran of World War II, he served honorably in the U.S. Navy as a Chief Petty Officer. For more than 50 years he was a member of Ionic Lodge No. 583 A.F. & A.M., York Rite, and Scottish Rite. He was a faithful member of Asbury U.M. Church where he taught Sunday school for many years and he was a founding member of Township 9 Volunteer Fire Dept.

Mr. Tippett was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Carrie Tippett and is survived by his three children, Linda T. Jenkins (Chance), Connie T. Daugherty (Pat), and Ashby Wade Tippett (Becky); eight grandchildren, Todd Jenkins (Amanda), Scott Jenkins (Mandy), Charlie Daugherty (Pam), Shannon Register, Patricia Rose (Jason), Lynn Register (Michele), Jennifer Wetherington (Jeremy), and Ashby Tippett; great grandchildren, Nathan Jenkins, Dilyn Jenkins, Emmalee Jenkins, Josh Daugherty, Daniel Daugherty, Anna Rose, Caroline Rose, Jonah Rose, Davis Register, Brody Register, Tanner Rouse, and Teagan Wetherington; and friend, Cherial Riggs.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 8th at Asbury United Methodist Church, followed by the funeral service at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Greg Meadows and Mr. Jason Jones officiating.

Flowers are welcome or contributions may be made to Asbury United Methodist Church, 1780 Asbury Road, Cove City, NC 28523.