Mr. Richard Earl “Ricky” Tripp, 65, died Sunday afternoon, February 11, 2018 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born December 7, 1952, he was the son of Alton R. Tripp and Yvonne Potts Tripp. Ricky was an HVAC Technician in the family business, Tripp and Sons, until his retirement. Ricky loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman. A veteran, he had served in the US Navy.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his wife of 41 years, Janice Williams Tripp in 2011.
He is survived by his mother, Yvonne P. Tripp; son, Brandon Tripp and wife, Kristi; grandsons, Austin Tripp and Logan Tripp; sisters, Pam Heath, Judith Ann Mercer, Judy Carol Edwards, Jean Leigh, Joan Lanier, and Jane Lanier; and brothers, Rod Tripp and Marc Tripp.
Services will be held graveside 11 AM Wednesday, February 14, at the Snow Hill Cemetery with Reverend Donald Holland officiating.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday immediately following the service and other times at the home of Brandon and Kristi Tripp. Online condolences at www.taylor-tyson.com
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