DATELINE: KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA
James Andrew "Andy" Tippins, Jr.
James Andrew "Andy" Tippins, Jr., 59, of Kings Mountain, NC, passed away on March 19, 2019 at Hospice & Palliative Care @ Aldergate in Charlotte, NC. Born in Gaston County NC, he was preceded in death by his parents James Tippins Sr. and Mildred Ann Sisk and his wife, Wanda Jean Tippins. Andy was a talented musician who enjoyed writing songs and poems. He attended the Moorehead School for the Blind before graduating from Kings Mountain High School in 1980. Andy had a magnetic personality who enjoyed family gatherings, camping, fishing, long conversations and he was a beach bum at heart. He was always striving to move forward regardless of any circumstances. He loved his animals and was a loving son, brother, dad, grandfather, uncle and friend.
SURVIVORS: Brother: Gary Tippins and wife Lucy, Nebo, NC;
Niece: Mareia Tippins, Bryson City, NC
Nephew: Gary Tippins, Jr. and wife Brandy, Lenoir, NC;
Father: JB Sisk, Blacksburg, SC
Daughter: Renee Hardisty, Baxley, GA;
Son: Walter Barnes, Waycross, GA
Granddaughter: Madison Hardisty
Great-Nieces and Great-Nephews: Brooklynn Terry and Jordan Terry; Haley Tippins, Stephanie Tippins and Jon Tippins
Special Adopted Daughters: Kellie Noffsinger and Amanda Scanlon
FUNERAL SERVICE: Friday, March 22, 2019, at 2:00 PM at Ollie Harris Memorial Chapel
VISITATION: Friday, March 22, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Harris Funeral Home, Kings Mountain, NC
MEMORIALS: May be made to Hospice and Palliative care (Aldergate) at 1825 Eastway Drive, Charlotte NC 28205
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ARRANGEMENTS: HARRIS FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA
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