Raymond Alfred Tripp, 74, of Kinston, NC, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at Harmony Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation.
He was born in Pitt Co., NC on January 17, 1938, the son of the late Alonza and Mary May Tripp. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Alonza Ray, Alvis, and Joseph Donald Tripp and also three sisters, Helen Bright, Edith Manning, and Elma Clark.
Surviving are two daughters, Debbie and husband, Leslie Deaver of Kinston, NC and Tammy Horton and husband, John of Indianapolis, IN; seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren; five sisters, Inez Hudson, Dee Manning, Pauline McCowan, Carol Jones, and Jean Parrish; two brothers, James and Doug Tripp.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm Monday, May 7, 2012 at the Spirit of Life United Pentecostal Church, 658 Sussex St., Kinston, NC by Rev. Adrian Arnette.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the New Salem Church, 110 Bear Hole Rd., Vanceboro, NC 27836.
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Wilmington Funeral and Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099