Billy 'Bill' Dean Tipton “Boss Man,” 71, of Benton passed in him home April 12, 2014.
He was born Dec. 11, 1942, in Plunketville, Okla., to the late C.L. Tipton of Cove and the late Josephine Moore Johnson.
He served in the Navy and was well known for the years he owned Tipton Roofing in Benton due to his hard work and honesty. Bill enjoyed watching college sports on TV, horse races, car races and being outdoors in his garden or sitting on his swing.
All pf his life he was a hard worker and a mentor. He had a big heart and would help anyone in need.
Bill was preceded in death by his loving wife, Shirley Ann Tipton; a sister, Phyllis Ann; and his beloved grandparents, Mama Beat and Dad Tipton of Cove, Ark.
Bill is survived by his two sons, Chawn Tipton and Eric Sibole (Angie Simmons Sibole) of Benton; a daughter, Kitrina Sibole Fleeman (Dennis Fleeman) of Benton; a brother, Harold Ray Tipton of Haskell; five grandkids, Eric Sibole II, Stephanie Nicole, Cody Sibole, Jacob Cook and Dylan Sibole; and one great-grandchild, Jayce Bradlee and other extended family. Bill had many friends, but these were like family: Greg Jinks, Don Bean and the late David “Sonny” Hicks.
By his request no service will be held, but family and friends may sign the online guest book at www.dialanddudleyfuneralhome.com . Arrangements are provided by Dial and Dudley Funeral Home in Bryant.
Online guest book: www.dialanddudleyfuneralhome.com .
Family comments: The family would like to thank the caring nurses and doctors at Baptist CCU.