Marvin L. Tipton age 54 passed away January 2, 2018 at Methodist Hospital Northlake. He was born April 17, 1963 to William and Ernestine Tipton in Gary, Indiana. Marvin was an employee of St. Margaret Hospital. He loved to fish and rolling in his old school car. Marvin is preceded in death by his parents, Brother Jerome Mitchell, Sisters Linda Mitchell Shaw and Mary Ann Tipton. Marvin leaves to cherish his loving memory his beloved wife Nickie Tipton; five children Antoinette Tipton, Angela Tipton, Medallia Vinson, Willie Vinson IV and Kenyata Todd; four sisters Wanda Tipton and Elizabeth Ballard all of Gary, IN , Almeda Shelton of Indianapolis, IN and Chariece (Levi) Butler of Thomasville, AL; three brothers Wilbert (Cynthia) Norfolk, Terrance (Sharon) Frazier and Willie Ballard; aunt Erma Tipton; special friend Benjamin Harper; five grandchildren and a host nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation Tuesday January 9, 2018 from 9-11:00a.m. with funeral services to follow at 11:00a.m. all services at the Guy & Allen Chapel. Interment Ridgelawn Cemetery.
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Published in Post-Tribune on Jan. 7, 2018.