Shannon Ray Tipton, 49, of Kemp, TX, passed away on Sunday, March 21, 2021.
Shannon was born on December 2, 1971, in Dallas, TX, and raised by parents, Lyndel Ray Tipton and Pamela Sue Harry Tipton. He was raised in Garland where he attended South Garland High School. Shannon married at an early age and had a daughter, Ariel. He later met Stacy Rhodes in 2001, and added three children, Jimmie Lee, Jessica and Jack, to his family. Shannon was working as a brick mason at the age of fifteen. He was a self-employed carpenter for many years. Later in 2015, Shannon worked as a carpenter for Cox Construction Co. until his passing. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and was always busy around the house.
He is preceded in death by his step-dad, Lyndel Tipton; birth father, Doyle McIninch.
Shannon is survived by his wife, Stacy Rhodes of Kemp, TX; mother, Pamela Maxwell of Kemp, TX; ; daughter, Ariel Tipton and Jason Page of Kemp, TX; step-sons, Jimmie Lee Giffin and wife, Mackenzie of Fort Hood, TX, and Jack Giffin and Bryona Reid of Commerce, TX; step-daughter, Jessica Giffin and Benford Sims of Garland, TX; step-brother, Lyndel Ray Tipton, Jr. of Royce City, TX; step-sister, Beverly Tipton of Forney, TX; sister, Kelly Tipton Abujaber and husband, Farah Aj of North Richland Hills, TX; grandchildren, Elijah, Ayeden, Zayden, Zander, Bena, Shiloh, Ayce, Ethan and Paisley.
Services will be planned by family for a later date.