Born: June 2, 1939 - Deceased: December 25, 2022
Robert Ruff Tippett, 83, of Caseyville, IL, born Friday, June 2, 1939 in St. Louis, MO, passed away Sunday, December 25, 2022.
Robert worked locally as a horse racing trainer for Fairmont Park, Cahokia Downs, and Arlington Park in Chicago. He was an avid golfer.
He was preceded in death by his:
- Parents, Richard L. Sr. and Mary Ellen nee Ruff, Tippett
- Richard Tippett, Jr.
- Thomas Tippett
- Mary Delia Tippett
- Jean Alice Bynum
Surviving are his:
- Mark N. (Amy) Tippett of Bloomington, IL
- Royce C. Tippett of Millstadt, IL
- Ellen (William) Beebe of Fairview Heights, IL
- Catherine Piazza of Phoenix, AZ
- Delia (Jerry) Schindler of St. Peters, MO
- April Tippett
- Hope Tippett
- Robert Tippett
- Summer Tippett
- Sister-in-law, Janet Tippett
- Cousin, William (Carolyn) Tippett
- Dear nieces & nephews
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the National Horsemen’s Benevolent & Protective Assoc. www.nationalhbpa.com/donate
Funeral: Private Family Services
Ellen, Cathy and Delia,
So sorry to hear of the death of Bob. Please accept my deepest sympathy to all of you, his sons, all his grandchildren and the entire family. Just you gals left of the Tippett Clan now. Please know I will keep you all in my prayers over the next few weeks.