Leland Scott "Bubba" Tipton, 9 of Groom, passed away on Saturday, May 18, 2019. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 oclock in the afternoon on Friday, May 24, 2019 at First Baptist Church with Pastor Chris Fobbs, pastor of Temple Baptist Church, officiating. Interment will be in the Groom Cemetery on Saturday May 25, 2019 at 11 oclock in the morning under the direction of Morrison Funeral Directors. The family will receive friends from 5 oclock until 7 oclock in the evening on Thursday in the funeral home chapel.
Leland was born on August 13, 2009 in Amarillo, TX to Trey Tipton and Abby Davis. He was currently a third grader in the Groom Independent School District. Leland had many intersts and enjoyed Pokemon, Batman, Star Wars, playing Mario Kart, cars, trains, and hanging out with his friends. He loved eating chocolate doughnuts and spaghetti was his favorite meal. He enjoyed spaghetti so much that he would always wear an apron when he ate it. He was a great kid who had a big heart and was loved and will be missed by everyone he knew. Leland was a member of the First Baptist Church in Groom.
Leland was preceded in death by his father Trey, sister Addison, grandfather: James Homer; grandmother: Lisa Honea Casados; great grandparents: Norman Midkiff, Lucille Midkiff and Larry Ely; aunt: Shelby Davis; great grandparent Bennie Hall.
Leland is survived by his mother, Abby Homer and husband Billy of the home; siblings: Brandi Tipton, Eryka Homer, Jordon Shook, and Jaydon Shook all of Groom; step mother, Crystal Tipton and her children: Trinity Casados, Brenlie Casados and Evan Grisham, all of Dumas; grandparents: Terri Gambrell of Groom, TX, Sherri Hannaford and husband David of Pocahontas, AR, Michael Tipton of Amarillo, TX and Donnie and Nickey Evans of Groom, TX; great grandparents: Linda Ely and Jackie Davis; several other extended family members.