DENVER, N.C. - James Eldon Rippy, 72, of Denver, and formerly of Blacksburg, S.C., went home to be with the Lord on Feb. 1, 2013, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center, Shelby.
He was the son of the late Frank Eldon and Ruth Camp Rippy. James served in the U.S. Army.
The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at Denver Baptist Church, with a Celebration of Life Service beginning at 3 p.m. with Dr. Chris Griggs and the Rev. Jay Clever officiating.
Interment will be at 5 p.m. at Mt. Paran Baptist Church Cemetery, Blacksburg, S.C. At other times, the family will be at the home of Sarah Bridges, 799 Holly Ridge Road, Blacksburg, SC.
If you would like to honor James with a memorial, you may send it to Denver Baptist Church Building Fund, 6917 Forest Hills Drive, P.O. Box 383, Denver, NC 28037.
E-condolences may be made at whitecolumnsfuneralservice.com.
The Gore Family of White Columns is serving the Rippy family.