Thomas "Eddie" Tippett
Thomas Edward “Eddie” Tippett, 87, of Great Mills, MD passed away on March 3, 2018 at his home. Born on November 22, 1930 in Helen, MD, he was of the son the late Betty Lucy Morgan Tippett and Joseph Raymond Tippett. Eddie was the loving husband of Agnes Cecelia Tippett. He is survived his brother: Francis Tippett (Elenor) of Compton, MD. He is preceded in death by his son Thomas Anthony Tippett, siblings; Gertrude Russell, Mabel Curry, Joseph Tippett, Maude Knott, and Dorothy Harwood.
Eddie served in the United States Air Force as an Airman First Class. Eddie was an Aircraft mechanic and inspector for Capital Airlines, United Airlines, FAA and United States Navy Patuxent River, MD. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #2065, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, NARFE Chapter 969, and Co-Founder of the St. Mary’s Youth Memorial in Great Mills, MD.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM with prayers recited at 7:00 PM followed by Knights of Columbus prayers at 7:15 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home Leonardtown, MD. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 10:00 AM in Holy Face Catholic Church Great Mills, MD with Reverend Jerry Gamrot officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be; Phil Langley, Daniel Langley, Thomas Langley, Michael Langley, Roy Trossbach and Lyle Long. Honorary Pallbearers will be; Timothy Ridgell, Bobby Tippett, Philip Ridgell, Michael Trossbach, Richard Trossbach, and Bobby Matthews.
Contributions may be made to the St. Mary’s Youth Memorial P.O. Box 532 Great Mills, MD 20634.