Sammy Joe Tipton

Sammy Joe Tipton of Little Rock, formerly of Hazen, passed from this earth January 3, 2020.  Sam was born March 17, 1947 in Cotton Plant.  Sam was raised in Hazen and graduated from Hazen High School and was a retired businessman.

Sam was an avid outdoorsman.  He loved sports, fishing, and hunting.

He was preceded in death by his father, Howard Tipton and step-father, Scotty Aycock.

Sam leaves to cherish his memory his mother, Jerry Aycock of Hazen; wife, Brenda Tipton; son, Kyle Tipton; his sister, Scottye (Gale) White of Louisiana; brother, Billy Max (Cindy) Aycock of Hazen; step-sons, Troupe Bryant and Dane Reed; and grandsons, Cameron and Cooper Tipton.

8 thoughts on “Sammy Joe Tipton”

  1. Sam , Was my best friend .. Me and many others are better people for knowing him .. I will miss my bud

  2. Sam was just like family to us…. He was a good husband, friend and father…
    We will miss him terribly…

  3. Morris (Sonny) Lassiter

    I graduated high school with Sammy. We played sports together – He threw a lot of passes my way in football. We were good friends in high school and drifted apart after graduation. I saw him several times and it was great catching up. Sammy will be missed and prayers go out to his family.

  4. Sheila Weems Scott

    Mrs Jerry sorry for you lost . I hadn’t seen him in years but this picture looks just like i remember him from school days . He well be missed by so many .Prayers for you all . James , Sheila and Gina .

  5. So sorry to hear of Sam’s passing. He will be missed by all who knew him. My prayers for his family and friends.

  6. So sorry for your loss, Sammy played little league baseball for. Me in Cotton Plant in 56-57, have know his family all my life
    Always though of the kids that I managed as my family

  7. Billy and Gail Booth

    I had the privilege of attending school with Sam and graduating with him in 1965. I also served with him several years in the Arkansas Army National Guard. And my mother worked with Sam at Cher-Don Lumber Co. years ago when Sam served as the manager. Sam was a born leader. His
    qualities of leadership were evident in his quarterback abilities on the football field, in the military, in civilian employment, etc. He left a legacy that will be long remembered. Our prayers continue for his family.

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