Charles William Ripley Sr.

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  • "Carolyn, Suzanne, Ken, and the rest of the Ripley family. ..."
    - Laura Lomax
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  • "A lovely man; a lovely family. God Bless you all. ..."
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    - Bob Kelley
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CHARLES WILLIAM RIPLEY, SR Greensboro, NC: Charles William Ripley, Sr., 87, died in his home in Greensboro on Friday evening, October 11, 2013. Charlie's favorite place, Wrightsville Beach, became a second home where he and his wife Carolyn extended their generous hospitality. Passers-by, whether neighbor or stranger, received a warm greeting as he relaxed in his front porch rocker. In addition to Carolyn, he is survived by children and their spouses Carol Ripley-Moffitt & Matthew of Chapel Hill, Bill Ripley & Paula of Durham, Ken Ripley & Jean of Greensboro, and Suzanne Weston & Jeff of Charlotte; grandchildren Anna Ripley-Moffitt, Rachel Ripley-Moffitt and fiancé Sean Gorman, Kenny Ripley & Angie, Chris Ripley & Stephanie, Liz Sorrell, Josh Sorrell and fiancée Courtney Endres, Cameron Ripley, Zachary Weston, and Courtney Weston; great-grandchildren Jasper Weaver, Atali Ripley, and Taj Ripley; brother Jerome Ripley & Norma, sister-in-law Marjorie Branscome & Wayne, brother-in-law John Ellington & Pat, and 21 nieces and nephews and their families. Burial will be 12:15pm, Friday, October 18, in Westminster Gardens Cemetery, followed by a 1:30pm memorial service in the First Baptist Church sanctuary. Family will receive friends following the service. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Greensboro or Greensboro Habitat for Humanity. Online condolences and full obituary at
Published in the Wilmington Star-News on Oct. 16, 2013
Charles William Ripley
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Hanes Lineberry Funeral Home
515 North Elm Street | Greensboro, NC 27401 | (336) 272-5157
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