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Sidney Joseph Gilpin

Tyler, Texas

Jun 26, 1941 – May 30, 2020 (Age 78)


June 26, 1941
May 30, 2020
Tyler, Texas


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Burks-Walker-Tippit Funeral Directors - Tyler Obituary

Services for Sidney Joseph Gilpin, 78, of Tyler will be held on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Jackson's Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home in Tyler , with Bro. Charlie Strength officiating.  Burial will follow at Mason Cemetery in Smith County.  Visitation will be held on Monday, June 8, 2020 from 6:00 to 7:30 PM at the Funeral Home.

Mr. Gilpin passed away on Saturday, May 30, 2020 in Tyler.  He was born on June 26, 1941 in Smith County to Edward and Rosie Driver Gilpin.  Sidney was a consultant for Exxon Corp. and was a Veteran of the US Air Force.  He was a member of Byrd Lane Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Gilpin was preceded in death by his brother, Edward Thomas Gilpin and sister, Mary Ann Weston.

He is survived by five nephews, Doug Gilpin, Derek Gilpin, Steve Gilpin, Marty Miller, Kenneth Gilpin and niece, Teresa Yates.

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Joe Gilpin it was a giant of a man with a large heart Joe was my cousin growing up I look to him as a Row model

You are singing with Bro. Tom & MS. Betty. See you some happy glorious day. Love ya.

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. Joe was a peaceful solitary soul that loved his mother and his sister dearly. May you find comfort that he is with them and they will welcome him with open arms. May they all rest in peace.