Robert LeRoy Ripley
Robert was born on July 18, 1931 and passed into Heaven with Jesus on July 12, 2013. He was born in Tennessee and served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.
Robert settled in California and worked for Caltrans until retirement. He greatly enjoyed his family and enjoyed living in the High Sierra very much.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia and sister, Mary Shuggart.
Robert is survived by son Dan Ripley and wife Denise; daughters Jayne Tatum and husband Von and Sherrie Marty and husband Larry; grandchildren Scott, Amanda and David Ripley, Laura Nelson, Tim and Jeffrey Tatum and Amy and Matthew Marty. The blessings continued with great-grandchildren Zane, Weston, Micah, Hannah, Julianna, Kaleb and Olivia and Jack, soon to be born.
Funeral service will be held at noon Friday, July 19 at Grace Lutheran Church with Pastor Kent Puls officiating. Interment will be at East Line Street Cemetery.