Bob Tippin, 79, Wichita, died Sept. 11, 2008. Born Sept. 18, 1928, at Kansas City, Mo., he was the son of Joseph and Mary Tippin.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Euleta June (Cannon) Tippin.
Survivors include his wife, Lorenne (Gurley) Tippin; three children, Sue Hopewell of Olathe, R.J. Tippin of Elbing, and Dick Tippin of Hillsboro; four stepchildren, Diana Gurley of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, David Gurley and Denise Gurley, both of Wichita, and Keith Gurley of Overland Park; 14 grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted Tuesday morning at the First Evangelical Free Church, Wichita. Burial was in Sterling Cemetery, Sterling.
A memorial fund has been established with the First Evangelical Free Church Library.