Linda Tipton

Linda Tipton was born in Canon City, Colorado on October 17, 1950, and passed away on February 5, 2013. She was 62 years old, and was never married or had children. She did, however, raise her great nephew Jeffery Travis Tipton from the age of 12 years old. He was her pride and joy. Linda graduated from St. Scholastic Academy in 1969, and then entered the University of Arizona where she transferred to the University of Southern Colorado where she graduated in 1973 with a degree in Accounting. Linda lived the remainder of her life in Canon City, and worked until her retirement at the State Hospital in Pueblo, Colorado on September 1, 2010. She then worked at the Golden Age Center in Canon City until failing health. Linda was preceded in death by her father Clarence C. Tipton in 1976, mother Ann Tipton 1997, a sister Karen Tipton 1999, she is survived by a brother Lt. Philip R. Tipton, Retired (Moldaleen "Toby" Tipton), Jeffery Travis Tipton(Erica Tipton), an Uncle James Bennett of Canon City, and numerous nieces and nephews who reside in Colorado. Being an active member of Christ Episcopal Church at 816 Harrison, Canon City, where services will be held on February 16, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Family request NO FLOWERS in lieu of these please make contributions to the Christ Episcopal Church or of Colorado. Arrangements handled through Wilson Funeral Home. Online condolences @ www.wilsonfuneral

Published in The Canon City Daily Record on Feb. 13, 2013