By Karen Andrew
The Cincinnati Enquirer
SYMMES TWP. - David N. Tipton, 63, a major real estate developer in Greater Cincinnati, died May 20 at University Hospital.
Born in 1939 in Springfield, Ohio, he graduated from Springfield's Northwestern High School.
Mr. Tipton began as a teller at First National Bank in Springfield in 1958, then at Kissel Co. in 1962 as a mortgage broker.
In 1974, he worked for Galbraith Co./Chemical Bank in Cincinnati, where he eventually headed all construction lending. In 1977 he became a partner in the Ohio operations of Indianapolis-based Phillip R. Duke Associates (now Duke Realty Corp.) in Blue Ash and established:
525 Vine Tower, downtown.
Park 50, Miami Township, Clermont County.
Governor's Hill, Symmes Township.
In 1983, he and Bill Woodward founded Tipton Associates Inc. in Kenwood.
Their projects include NorthCreek Office Park in Kenwood, Deaconess Medical Building and Centennial Plaza, downtown.
In 1996, he married Terry S. Shank of Wyoming.
In addition to his wife, survivors include a brother, Dick of Centerville, Ohio; a sister, Janice Brubaker of Springfield; three daughters, Jill Tucker and Gretchen L. Ball, both of Loveland, and Gibson Purdom of Mount Lookout; three sons, Joseph of Blue Ash, Steven of Dayton and John Purdom III, a student at Indiana University; and seven grandchildren.
Services have been held.
Memorials: University of Cincinnati Cancer Programs, Barrett Cancer Center, M.L. 0544, P.O. Box 193713, Cincinnati 45219-9902 for Dr. Abul Jazieh's research.
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