DEXTER -- Abner E. "Bud" Tippen, 72, died March 2, 2007, at his home.
Born May 14, 1934, in Frisco, son of the late Rudolph Tippen and Myrtle Marie Grim, he was raised in Dexter where he returned several years ago after retiring from General Motors Co. He was in the U.S. Army, serving an occupational tour of duty in Germany.
Survivors include: one half brother, LaRue Grim of San Francisco; and several nephews, a niece and two aunts.
One brother, Sonny Tippen, preceded him in death.
Visitation is from noon Wednesday until service time at 2 p.m. at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter with the Rev. Kenneth Biggs officiating.
Burial will follow.