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Wednesday, 12 September 2018 16:39

Carlton Ray 'Buck' Tripp Jr.

Carlton Ray “Buck” Tripp, Jr. 69, of Gaston died Tuesday September 11, 2018.

“Buck,” a native on Halifax County was the son of the late Carlton Ray Tripp, Sr. and Stella Ruby Ferguson Tripp. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Terry Ann Tripp and a brother, Joe Tripp.

He is survived by his wife, Annie Tripp, his daughter, Julie T. Stanley and her husband, Marvin Stanley, III of Greenville, NC; his three sons, Carlton Ray Tripp, III and his wife, Amy Carter Tripp of Roanoke Rapids, Alan Tripp of Roanoke Rapids and Benjamin Lee Tripp and his fiancée’ Jessica Beam of Roanoke Rapids; twelve grandchildren and six great grandchildren; two sisters, Ruby Vandyke of Henrico and Pattie Mae Johnson of Roanoke Rapids.

The family would like to say a special thank you to Community home health and to Frank and Susan Evans of Gaston for all their help over the last several months.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday September 15, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Good Samaritan Baptist with Rev. Dennis W. Gregory, Sr. officiating.

Burial will follow in Cedarwood Cemetery in Roanoke Rapids.

The family will receive friends, Friday from 7-8:30 at Askew Funeral and Cremation services 731 Roanoke Ave in Roanoke Rapids.

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