Tony M. Tipton, Jr.

Tony M. Tipton, Jr.


Passed: Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Funeral: Friday, January 20, 2017

Location: Greer, SC

Tony Maxwell Tipton, Jr. went to be with the Lord on January 17, 2017.

A lifelong resident of Greer, he was the son of Tony M. Tipton, Sr. and Judy Galloway Tipton of Greer.

Tony was a U.S. Navy Veteran and a lifelong member of Greer First Baptist Church.

He was an avid Greer High School supporter where he served as President of the Greer Booster Club for the last several years.

Tony leaves behind a legacy of strength, dignity, and caring for young people that will live on through his family and community.

Many students' lives were touched by his tireless efforts to encourage them academically and athletically.

He was a mentor and friend to each one.


Also surviving are a son, Jackson Tipton; a daughter, Maddie Tipton; a niece and nephew, Ella and Max Foltz; and a dear friend, Patti Wilson.

Tony was predeceased by his sister, Tara Tipton Foltz, paternal grandparents, Jack and Grace Tipton, and maternal grandparents, Rev. Vernon and Mary Lou Galloway.

Funeral Services:

A celebration of his life will be held Friday, January 20, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Greer First Baptist Church with Dr. Wilson Nelson and Dr. Charles Collins officiating.

Burial will follow in Mountain View Cemetery.

Honorary escort will be the Greer High School coaching staff.

The family will receive friends from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Thursday, January 19, 2017 at The Wood Mortuary.

The family is at the home of his parents, Tony and Judy Tipton, 211 Johnson Road, Greer, SC 29651.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Greer High School Booster Club, c/o Greer High School, 3000 E. Gap Creek Rd., Greer, SC 29651.

Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com.

Wood Mortuary

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