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John Labree Ripley
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Birth: Apr. 19, 1922
Charleston
Charleston County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 18, 2006
Charleston County
South Carolina, USA

John LaBree Ripley (Jack) 83,

Born;
April 19, 1922 in Charleston, SC
Died;
Tuesday, April 18, 2006 at his home

Funeral Services;
Saturday, April 22, 2006, Bethel United Methodist Church.
Interment,
Riverview Memorial Park.

Member of;
Bethel United Methodist Church
Taught Sunday School

Attended;
Mitchell Elementary School and High School of Charleston.

Graduated from;
The Citadel with a degree in Civil Engineering in the class of 1949.

Veteran of;
World War II

Served In;
Army Corps of Engineers in both European and the South Pacific Theaters.

Served on;
District Engineers Staff, and was in the ROICC office during the building of the Naval Dry Dock, the Officers Quarters and the Naval Hospital. Later, he was the Engineer in charge of Naval Construction in the Southeast at Southern Division of Naval Facilities Engineering Command.

Owner of;
Ripley Construction Company and co-owner of Ripley-Long Realty.

Jack was Past Master of Franklin Lodge, AFM; Past President of Charleston Civil Engineers Club; Past President of West Charleston Sertoma Club; a

Life Member of;
The Citadel Club of Charleston
Member of;
Arion Society.


Served on:
Committees including Property Chairman and Chairman of Trustees

Cubmaster of;
Pack 3, Boy Scouts of America;
Coached: basketball and softball teams.

Sang in;
Chancel Choir for many years and later in the Cokesbury Chorale.

Son of;
Leonard C. Ripley and Tacie West Ripley.

Survived by; Wife, Ruth Elizabeth Chandler Ripley, married 59 years
One Daughter: Elizabeth R. Bryant
One Son: John L. Ripley, Jr.
Four Grandchildren
Two Great Granddaughters
One Brother
Nieces and Nephews.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Leonard C. Ripley (1894 - 1977)
  Tacie West Ripley (1897 - 1984)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruth Chandler Ripley (1924 - ____)
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Annette Ripley Bryant (1951 - 2013)*
 
 Sibling:
  Leonard Clifford Ripley (1921 - 2014)*
  John Labree Ripley (1922 - 2006)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

Sgt US Army
World War II
 
Burial:
Riverview Memorial Park
North Charleston
Charleston County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Juanda Owens B.
Record added: Aug 08, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28858492
John Labree Ripley
Added by: Juanda Owens B.
 
John Labree Ripley
Added by: Juanda Owens B.
 
 
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