Charles (Chuck) Tipton passed away July 20, 2013 in Clovis NM, from brain cancer. He was a music educator and church staff member. He is survived by his wife, Suzie Cotton Tipton, daughters Kimberly (Shannon) and Savannah, and son Andrew; granddaughters Gabrianna and Genevieve; and mother Stella Parker. Services will be held at Central Baptist Church in Clovis. Services will also be held at Old First Orange Baptist Church in Orange, TX. Date is to be determined at a later time. A complete obituary can be seen at Clovis News Journal on-line.