PEORIA - Timothy M. Tipton, 59, of Peoria passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, April 6, 2014, in the emergency room of OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.
He was born on Nov. 30, 1954, in Peoria, the son of Henry and Julia Cage Tipton. He married Sheri K. Potter on Nov. 10, 1997, in Peoria.
Surviving are his wife; one son, Kensley (Teresa) Wade of Atlanta, Ga.; and two daughters, Nicole Tipton of Peoria and Brandy Tipton of Washington. Also surviving are his mother of Peoria; four grandchildren; two brothers, Steve (Cheryl) Tipton of Creve Coeur and Henry (Debra) Tipton of Peoria; and one sister, Robin (Bill) Magnes of Charleston, Mo.
His father preceded him in death.
Tim enjoyed many things in life, including his dogs, Princess and Baby Girl, but especially loved spending time with his family. He was very giving and compassionate to all he touched. Tim was a loving father and husband and will be missed every day.
Cremation rites have been accorded, and a memorial service is scheduled for 1 p.m. on Friday, April 11, 2014, at the Community Worship Center, 121 State St., East Peoria. Visitation will be one hour prior to his service. A celebration of Tim's life will then be at the Veterans Club, 2525 NE Adams St., Peoria, from 2 to 7 p.m. Friday.
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