REIDSVILLE - Joshua Benjamin "Ben" Tripp, 11, went home to be with his Lord on Sunday, March 2, 2014.
He was born in Greenville, N.C. to the Rev. Timothy Mark Tripp Sr. and Heidi Jean Aenis Tripp of the home.
Ben was an avid soccer player and Duke Fan. He liked to build things and he enjoyed cooking for his family. Ben's family considered him a problem solver - "A Thinker." He was a member of Christ Baptist Church.
Survivors, other than his parents of the home, include his siblings, Holly Joy Tripp, Timothy Mark Tripp II, Heather Rose Tripp, Samuel David Tripp and Matthew Paul Tripp, all of the home; paternal grandparents, the Rev. Jack L. Tripp Jr. and Linette McKinney Tripp of Lexington; maternal grandparents, Kenneth James Aenis and Josie McConnell Aenis of Jacksonville, Fla.; paternal great-grandmother, Barbara Cooke Tripp of Greenville, N.C.; maternal great-grandmothers, Kathleen Hebden Aenis and Irene Barrow McConnell, both of Central Lake, Minn.; uncles and aunts, Michael and Amber Tripp, Daniel and Leah Tripp, Steve and Amanda Aenis, Charity and Merhl Coblentz; numerous cousins and friends.
The funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at New Hope Baptist Church by the Rev. Randy Hobbs, the Rev. Timothy Tripp Sr. and the Rev. Jack Tripp Jr. The burial will follow in the Midway Baptist Church cemetery in Jamestown. The family will receive friends from noon to 1:45 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church prior to the service on Wednesday.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to www.youcaring.com
c/o Ben Tripp Memorial Fund.
Lowe Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Tripp family.
You may sign the online register book at www.lowefuneralhome.com