Rex "Dale" Tipton

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Funeral
Roller Funeral Home
Hwy 5 North
Mountain Home, AR  72653
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
11:00 am
Cemetery
Mountain Home Cemetery
Baker Street
Mountain Home, AR  72653
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Arkansas Baptist Children's Home
10 Remington Dr.
Little Rock, AR  72204
I served in the Marine.
Rex "Dale" TiptonI am a Veteran.

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.

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Linda Hicks Manfred
Mtn.Home, AR
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Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Nettie, our family went to church with your family at Twin Lakes Baptist. I remember Dale so much. Jerry was from Calico Rock so he knew all the Bagwells from there. I only knew a few. I'm so sorry about Dale but he was a very good man.

Tom Angel
Harrison, AR
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Tuesday, March 9, 2021

I only knew of Dale through family members but am sorry to hear of his passing. My parents were John and Nell Angel of Yellville, AR. Fern and Vin Tipton were my aunt and uncle. I know Dale was a good man. My prayers to all the family.

Tom Angel
Harrison, AR
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Tuesday, March 9, 2021

I only knew of Dale through family members but am sorry to hear of his passing. My parents were John and Nell Angel of Yellville, AR. Fern and Vin Tipton were my aunt and uncle. I know Dale was a good man. My prayers to all the family.

Jo Anne Dunham Reynolds
Santa Fe, MO
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Monday, March 8, 2021

It has been a long time, but I worked with Dale at Homestead Realty - he was a kind soul, and I loved him dearly as a friend. You have crossed my mind many times in the years past - God speed - I am sure we will meet again, dear friend. May the memories you shared comfort your family in the days to come.

Pat Massey
Jonesboro, AR
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Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Enjoyed spending a lot of time with Dale over the past 7 months that he spent in hospice. First in Jonesboro and then in Mountain Home. Talked a lot about our favorite sport, football. The Red Wolves and the Hogs, the marines and many other topics. Always enjoyed a peanut butter milkshake and some prayer time. Praying for you Nettie, Steve and family. Am comforted to know he is a believer. John 3:16

Julie Randall
Gassville, AR
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Sunday, February 28, 2021

Nettie, Steve and family,

I’m so sorry to hear of Dale’s passing. I always enjoyed visiting with him and he was such a good friend to the Jones family. Dale was great help after my dad passed away. Thoughts and prayers for all of you.

Julie Randall

Royce Jones
Gassville, AR
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Friday, February 26, 2021

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.

Carl keys, jr
Little Rock, AR
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Friday, February 26, 2021

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





Linda Sommerhauser
Lincoln, CA
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Thursday, February 25, 2021

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!


Kara Stockwell
Little Rock, AR
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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

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

Marilynn Mooney Stark
Bolivar, AR
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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

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 up
buddies.Losing Dale is like losing family.

Please know I am sending my love and prayers along with many good growing up
memories.

Marilynn M. Stark

Payton Dixon
Cotter, AR
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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

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.

Amy Carter-Turner
Stillwater, OK
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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

I cherish the times we spent singing hymnals and Johnny Cash songs.
My Papa had such a unique voice, it always made me smile.

John Taylor
Benton, AR
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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Steve I know hard this is but he was a very good man. He loved you and the family. God bless you all.

David & Pati Poston
Friendswood, TX
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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

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

Kevin Scherer
BENTONVILLE, AR
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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

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

Armilda McCormack
Walla Walla, WA
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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

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

Jodi Strother
MOUNTAIN HOME, AR
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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

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

Vicky Nearn
Mountain Home, AR
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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

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

Marvin Brandon
Gassville, AR
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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Steve,so sorry for your loss praying for you and your family.

David Callahan
Mountain Home, AR
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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

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

Wayne Clinkingbeard
Cotter, AR
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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

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.

Bill and Maribel Nelson
Springfield, MO
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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

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

Jim and Ginger Spears
Gamaliel, AR
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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

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

Gwen McFerrin Hoffmann
Harrison, AR
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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Prayers of comfort and peace to you all. WIth deepest condolences, The McFerrin and Hoffmann families.

Angela Hoots
Mountain Home, AR
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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

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.

Bill Keys
Boise, ID
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Monday, February 22, 2021

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.

Cheryl Munson Beall
Mountain Home, AR
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Monday, February 22, 2021

To: Nettie and Family: Please accept my sympathy for your loss,
Cheryl Munson Beall

Chris Benton
collierville, TN
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Monday, February 22, 2021

I send my deepest condolences to the Tipton family. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.

phil honey
mountain home, AR
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Sunday, February 21, 2021

STEVE

VERY SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. PRAYERS FOR YOUR FAMILY.

PHIL HONEY