Mr. Dennis Charles Tipton, age 73, of Marcellus, MI passed away early Saturday, January 21, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on October 8th, 1943 in South Haven, MI, the son of the late Charles and Esther (Jillson) Tipton. A memorial service will be held at the Cherry Creek Community Church in Portage, MI, on February 4th, 2017 at 1:00 pm. Memorials may be donated to the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek Autism Society 814 S. Westnedge, Kalamazoo, MI 49008. Checks may be made payable to KAL/BC ASA. Envelopes also available at Hohner Funeral Home.