GREENSBORO On May 3, 2012, Ron Rippy entered heaven to be with his Lord and Savior.
A memorial service will be held Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 3 p.m. at Lawndale Baptist Church with Dr. Joe Giaritelli and Rev. Marion Bolling officiating. Visitation will precede in the church foyer from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m.
Ron graduated from NC State with a degree in electrical engineering and was a member of Lawndale Baptist Church. He earned his ham operator's license at the age of 14. During his career, he was employed by NASA and AT&T.
Survivors include his wife of 35 years, Mary Price Rippy, of the home; children, Mark Epperly of Florida and Dawn Reed of High Point; and three grandchildren, Justin Reed, Kiernan and Ian Epperly.
He was preceded in death by a grandson, Ryan Reed.
If desired, memorial contributions may be made to Lawndale Baptist Church, 3505 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro, NC 27408.
George Brothers Funeral Service is assisting the Rippy family with arrangements.
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