Joe Wayne Ripper, 65, beloved husband, stepfather and friend, passed away Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012. Memorial service: 1 p.m. Friday at Poag Mahone's Irish Pub, 700 Carroll St., Fort Worth. Joe was a past president of the Fort Worth Rugby Club having held that office twice. He graduated from R.L. Paschal High School in 1964. He was preceded in death by his mother, Goldie Ripper West. Survivors: Loving wife of 16 years, Beverly Ripper; stepchildren, Wendy Storme, Charles Storme and Sean Edgin; stepgrandchildren, Kwinton Storme, Nick Storme and Dylan Storme.
Published in Star-Telegram on Jan. 25, 2012.