Ronald Ripley (May 01, 1939 - July 21, 2023)

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Ronald Ripley
  • May 01, 1939
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  • July 21, 2023

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Ronald Douglas Ripley (84) was born on May 1, 1939, in Dekalb, New York, to Watson A. Ripley and Kathleen Carpenter.  He was a graduate of Harrisville High in New York.  Soon after graduation he enlisted in the United States Army where he served for twenty-seven years with a rank of Command Sergeant Major. Ron loved golfing, fishing and enjoyed having a beer with his friends.  Upon retiring, he made his home in the Daytona Beach area with his wife Carleen Baughman.  He was a lifetime member of the VFW and also served on the Honor Guard. Ron loved his family tremendously. He is survived by his wife Carleen (Charlie) of Port Orange, his Sons: Han P. & Beth Ripley of  Olympia, Wa., Mark Ripley of Los Angeles, Ca., Kristopher Booth of Ormond Beach, FL., Daughters: Kellie Swike of Ormond Beach, Fl., Heather Carpenter of Jacksonville, Tx.  Grandchildren include Amanda & Michael Johnson, Ray Shinderling, Anna Jacobs, Cade & Bella Carpenter, Carlie Swike, Emelia and Derick Ripley, Sisters: Laura & French Provost, Wanda & Jim Siedlecki, Becky & Keith Moore and brother, Mike Ripley, and many neieces and nephews.  Ron was preceded in death by his parents, brother George Richard, brother Jon Howard, sister Carole Audrey, and daughter Anna Laura Ripley.   In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated in care of the Halifax Hospice Center of Port Orange, Florida or any local VFW of your choice.


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  1. DaLynn lit a candle:
    29 Jul 2023
    Lit since July 29, 2023 at 7:02:30 AM

  2. DaLynn says:
    29 Jul 2023
    Carleen I am so very sorry. Keeping all of you in my prayers.

  3. Stephen glover lit a candle:
    29 Jul 2023
    Lit since July 29, 2023 at 7:29:52 AM

  4. Chris Beatty says:
    28 Jul 2023
    Sending loving thoughts and prayers to help you through this difficult time.

  5. Jolynn Harrell says:
    28 Jul 2023
    My deepest condolences to Ron’s family.
    I am honored to have had the opportunity to know Ron…He is an amazing man.. so kind hearted and funny. .Every time I saw him he made me smile.. He will be missed by all whose hearts he’s touched..

  6. Jolynn Harrell lit a candle:
    28 Jul 2023
    Lit since July 28, 2023 at 7:58:27 AM

  7. Aimee Emery-Nicolau lit a candle:
    28 Jul 2023
    Lit since July 28, 2023 at 7:42:36 AM

  8. Aimee Emery-Nicolau lit a candle:
    28 Jul 2023
    Lit since July 28, 2023 at 7:41:36 AM

  9. Lisa Palmatier says:
    28 Jul 2023
    I will always remember Ron fondly for his humor and kind heart. My sincere condolences on your great loss. He is now your personal Angel-and free in peace. May healing and peace touch your hearts each day . With love, Lisa

  10. Lisa Palmatier lit a candle:
    28 Jul 2023
    Lit since July 28, 2023 at 7:56:26 AM

  11. Andi (Parow) and Jereme Paterson says:
    28 Jul 2023
    We are keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers. Rest in peace cousin. Thank you for your service.

  12. Bonnieiverson124@gmail.com lit a candle:
    28 Jul 2023
    Lit since July 28, 2023 at 7:03:41 AM

  13. Anthony & Karelle Reitano lit a candle:
    27 Jul 2023
    Lit since July 27, 2023 at 7:55:39 PM

  14. Denise Thomas lit a candle:
    27 Jul 2023
    Lit since July 27, 2023 at 7:41:43 PM

  15. Jon and Terri Adams lit a candle:
    27 Jul 2023
    Lit since July 27, 2023 at 7:56:21 AM

  16. Sharon wohnsiedler says:
    27 Jul 2023
    Sincere sympathy to all the families.
    Sharon Wohnsiedler

  17. Adam Ripley lit a candle:
    26 Jul 2023
    Lit since July 26, 2023 at 7:00:27 PM

  18. Floyd and Carol Reader says:
    26 Jul 2023
    We are so very sorry for your loss. We are sending love and prayers to Charlie and the whole Ripley family

    Floyd(Pug) and Carol Reader

  19. Floyd and Carol Reader says:
    26 Jul 2023
    We send our love and prayers to Ronnie’s whole family. So very sorry for your loss
    Floyd(Pug) and Carol Reader

  20. Mary &Randy Patnode says:
    26 Jul 2023
    Condolences to all of Ronnie's family may he rest in peace

  21. Suzanne Wilke says:
    26 Jul 2023
    I am so sorry to hear about Ronnie! Sending prayers and Peace,
    Susie Mousaw

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