of Mountain Home, AR
February 20, 2021
Mr. Rex "Dale" Tipton, 85, of Mountain Home, Arkansas passed away Saturday, February 20, 2021, at Hospice House. He was born (and raised) on August 19, 1935, in Mountain Home to Robert and Elouise (Benton) Tipton. He graduated Mountain Home High School, as a 4-year football nose tackle letterman, in 1954. Shortly after, he joined the United States Marine Corps and made it to the rank of Sargent. He loved the Marines but became disabled and retired in 1959. He also loved golfing and spending time with his family. Dale is survived by his wife Nettie (Bagwell) Tipton of the home; son Steve (Sara) Tipton of Jonesboro, Arkansas; 3 grandchildren: Jesse Tipton of Jonesboro, Amy (Hunter) Tipton Carter Turner of Stillwater, Oklahoma, Julie Anna Tipton of the home. He is preceded in death by his parents and son Paul Tipton of Mountain Home. A funeral service will be held at 11:00am on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at the Roller Chapel. A private interment will be at the Mountain Home Cemetery in Mountain Home. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to the Arkansas Baptist Children's Home.
Dale and I go back to first grade and earlier. Over the years there were lapses in our association as we raised a family and made ends meet. After retirement we reconnected and Helen and Nettie became friends. Dale and I spoke over the telephone at least once a week and we could easily drop into 7th grade humor. Always fun. I will miss him for a long time. RIP and Semper Fi !! old friend. My heart goes out to Nettie and Steve and other family members.
Nettie, quite sad to hear Dale passed away. We were good friends all through school. Sorry we lost contact with each other when we moved away in 1957. I did Know he was in the Marines I just want you know I am thinking about You. Carl
So Sorry Nettie to hear that Dale had passed! Haven’t been in touch for years but remember him as a very kind and loving person! His dad Robert and my dad Vin were brothers! Mine and my sister Donna’s hearts go out to you!
Thinking of you and praying for you all. The Tiptons are such great people and I have wonderful memories of you all. Nettie-I wish I could give you a big hug. Love you so much! Kara Kerr Stockwell
Nettie and Family -Dale and his parents have always been friends of our family for as long as I can remember. Our dads were growing upbuddies.Losing Dale is like losing family.Please know I am sending my love and prayers along with many good growing upmemories.Marilynn M. Stark
Dale was such a sweet sweet man. I had the honor of caring for him as one of my patients at Hospice House. He touched my heart and will be dearly missed. My prayers and condolences to the Tipton family.
I cherish the times we spent singing hymnals and Johnny Cash songs.My Papa had such a unique voice, it always made me smile.
Steve I know hard this is but he was a very good man. He loved you and the family. God bless you all.
We always enjoyed stopping by anytime we were even close and visiting with my Aunt and Uncle. Dale & Nettie always took extra time to make us feel welcome and was especially proud to drive us around their beautiful town. We will miss Dale a lot.........Love, David & Pati
Nettie & Steve,Thinking of and praying for you both this morning. Please be assured of my love and prayers for your family. I have warm memories of Dale and feel so blessed and fortunate to have been a part of your lives. May the God of comfort and all mercies strengthen you as you grieve his passing. I will be thinking of Paul, again, today.With my love and deepest sympathies,Kevin Scherer
Nettie and Steve and family,I so wish that I could be there with you and give you hugs. Please know that my love is always with you.Much love, Armilda
Nettie, Steve and Sara, I'm so sorry to hear of Dale's passing. We are praying for you and your family. Dale was such a nice man, always welcoming we cheerleaders into your home. I pass by your old home on "Tipton Drive" often and think of you and Paul as well. Good memories of wonderful people. Jodi
Keeping you close in our hearts and prayers. Mr. Tipton was such a special friend of my dads. They always loved their visits and recounting their years of friendship and years in school together especially playing football together.Libby, Steven and Vicky Nearn
Steve,so sorry for your loss praying for you and your family.
Our sincere condolences for the loss of your husband, father, and grandfather. My mom, Donna Tipton Tognietti, kept in touch with Dale for many years and enjoyed sharing family memories and news. May your memories give you comfort during this difficult time. David and Charlene Callahan
Dale was 3 years younger than me That made little diffrence since Mountain Home was still small enough to know everyone, Dale was known by all who knew him I will always remember him happily joy to have known him. Praying God's blessings are with you and All memories are happy ones.
We are sorry for your loss. Dale was a steadfast friend. He was always friendly, witty , and sincere. You have our prayers. Bill and Maribel
Nettie and Family...we are sending our deepest sympathies to you and all your family for the loss of your loved one, Dale.Jim and Ginger
Prayers of comfort and peace to you all. WIth deepest condolences, The McFerrin and Hoffmann families.
Dale was a sweet person. I am so sorry for your families loss. I'm glad I had the pleasure of knowing Dale. Prayers for Bettie and family.
Nettis, I'm very sorry to hear of Dale's death. I knew Dale from the first grade on in Mtn. Home school. Boy Scouts, football, together, etc. Many good memories. RIP, Dale.Bill Keys.
To: Nettie and Family: Please accept my sympathy for your loss, Cheryl Munson Beall
I send my deepest condolences to the Tipton family. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.
STEVE VERY SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. PRAYERS FOR YOUR FAMILY.PHIL HONEY