Born: February 29, 1948
Place of Birth: Monroe, Louisiana
Death: February 23, 2012
Place of Death: Dallas, Texas
February 29, 1948 - February 23, 2012
Peter J. Tippit, Jr. Beloved husband, father, son and friend, age 63, who resided in Dallas, Texas went to heaven on Thursday, February 23, 2012. He was born in Monroe, Louisiana to Peter and Dorothy Tippit on Sunday, February 29, 1948. Peter graduated from South Oak Cliff High School, Dallas, Texas, and continued his education to receive a degree from North Texas State University, Denton, Texas. He was married to Brenda Tippit.
He was a decorated soldier who served in the United States Army during the Vietnam war, and was awarded numerous medals, and certificates, which included a Purple Heart in honor of his exceptional service. He was a licensed Mortician associated with McGowan Funeral Home for several years. He was also a successful entrepreneur and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of his contracting company TWT. He was an avid sports enthusiast, fisherman, and hunter.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda Tippit; mother, Dorothy Tippit; children, Peter D. Tippit, Jr. , James Tippit, Chaneka Tippit, Keith Williams, Anthony Williams, Elder Sebrina Lewis and Michael Lewis; 2 brothers, 2 sisters, 11 grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Peter J. Tippit, Sr.
and a brother.
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Paradise Funeral Home
Thursday March 1, 2012, 11:00 a.m.
St. John Baptist Church
Thursday March 1, 2012
DFW National Cemetery