Marvin Tipton
1963 - 2018
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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.
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January 1, 2020
Rest on Friend.
Beverly Thompson
July 15, 2018
Grandfather I miss you with all my heart u left good memories and funny times with me I will always miss u I will tell meme and melo everything about you me and mommy miss u love u
Lanette Tipton
Grandchild
January 12, 2018
Uncle Bill....Uncle Bill....all the kids in my family called Marvin, Uncle Bill. Always a joy to be around with that big smile making us laugh through the nite. He and Darnell would come though the gate in our backyard talking and laughing the whole time they were there. We would laugh til the tears rolled. I will miss the many laughs we shared with those men.

Wanda, I know your heart is heavy. You have our sincerest condolences. All the best to u and your family from ours.

Renee McNeal &Family...❤❤
January 11, 2018
Rest in peace.
Carmelita Woods
Classmate
January 11, 2018
Here again we all are reminded that we never know the day nor the hour. Yet we are saddened and full of mourning of our beloved classmate and friend who has crossed over to the other side. Marvin's legacy of having a kind spirit, being full of laughter, having great communication skills and a smile for everyone he encountered will be remembered by many. God bless and keep the family as Marvin REST in peace.
Hector Gary
January 11, 2018
RIP my brother, you will never be forgotten. Our prayers go out to you and your family. I had a lot of laughs with Hippie Marv back in our high school days. Your Brunswick family will always miss you.
Leonard White
January 9, 2018
Marvin was a good person
Kenneth Carter
January 9, 2018
U will be missed my friend but never forgotten
Cathy Dunn
January 9, 2018
Rest in Peace my Friend
Beverly Thompson
January 9, 2018
It is so sad to see you gone my friend. You will truly be missed
Silvano Montemayor
Friend
January 9, 2018
My condolences to the Tipton family. You are in my prayers and I'm praying that Gods love will comfort your hearts during this most difficult time. Marvin was one of the best guys I've known he was a true classmate and a wonderful person. He stood up for me when I was being bullied in elementary and I've never forgot his kindness.
April Brown
January 9, 2018
My prayers goes put to this lovely family so sorry I couldn't be there but I'm sending my love and my prayers may God be with you love y'all
Deidre Daniels
Classmate
January 9, 2018
Prayers to the family, RIP Marvin!
Melody Lewis
January 9, 2018
Was sadden when I heard about his passing. Know that eventhough his physical presence is no longer here we all carry a piece of him in the memories that we shared. Love you auntie and praying continued strength for all those who lives were touch by uncle tip
Sara Barnes
January 8, 2018
Praying for you and your family in the time of your loss. May God continue to strengthen and keep you.
David And Pamela Wise
January 8, 2018
The Heavens, Has Another Star.
Jerry Pitts
Friend
January 8, 2018
Tip RIP my good friend I will truly miss u my deepist sympathy and prayers are with the Tipton family I love u all from cousin Melissa & family
Melissa Kilgore
January 8, 2018
MARVIN
Marvin, I was so surprised to learn of your passing...
Although I know this life isn't everlasting.
Really missed by us your friends & loved ones.
Victory is yours, & with GOD; the BEST now comes!
I'm sure you are chillin' in HIS protected arms.
No more pain, hurts, or any & all harms.

Rest IN peace MarvinTipton (always say his name as one name)
Love,
Brenda Smith (Midder) & a host of your Brunswick family 1-8-18
January 7, 2018
My condolences to the Family of Marvin Tipton.
Victoria Hower
January 7, 2018
My deepest sympathy for the family brother-in-law you will always remain in our memories and heart ....you will be truly missed you have left behind a true legacy of your daughter Antoinette and grankids... gone but will never be forgotten RIP
Sylvia Marrero
January 7, 2018
My classmate since Brunswick Elementary. He was the real deal. I saw him a couple of months ago we talked for a few and hugged and mentioned seeing one another at the next reunion. No one one knew he would be gone so soon. I pray that God comforts and strengthens his loved ones during this difficult time. Until we meet again RIH
Pamela Oliver-Perez
January 7, 2018
My sincere condolences to The Tipton Family . Marvin you were a great friend through out the years from the time we were in Elementary School at Brunswick until the day the Lord called you home. You will be truly missed
Elizabeth González ( Montemayor)
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