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Rev Ivy Ernest Rippetoe

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Rev Ivy Ernest Rippetoe

Birth
Comanche County, Texas, USA
Death
14 Nov 1962 (aged 70)
Stephenville, Erath County, Texas, USA
Burial
Dublin, Erath County, Texas, USA Add to Map
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REV. ERNEST RIPPETOE, VETERAN MINISTER DIES

Rev. Ivy Ernest Rippetoe, 70, pastor of the Washington Street Baptist Church and former president of the Texas State Singing Convention died Wednesday afternoon in the Stephenville Hospital. Rev. Rippetoe had been in ill health for several months.
Born Oct. 4, 1892 in Comanche County he was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edd Rippetoe, pioneer settlers in the county.
Mr. Rippetoe was married to Myrtle Hammitt in 1912 and they were the parents of three children. One son preceded him in death in 1913.
For a number of years Rev. Rippetoe taught singing schools in Erath and Comanche counties. He was a member of the Original Stamps Quartet. Rippetoe also composed many religious songs which were published by the Stamps-Baxter Music Co.
He was ordained to preach at the Highland Baptist Church in 1938. He came to Stephenville the same year and has held the pastorate of Wahington Street Baptist Church for 24 years.
Rev. Rippetoe also helped organize the Texas State Singing Convention and served as its president until retiring three years ago.
Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Wahington Street Bapist Church with Rev. A. A. Davis of Nowta, Okla., conducting the services.
Pallbearers will be Johnny McAlester, Arthur Hutchinson, Audrey Howell, Thurston House, Bill Keith and Baxton Jacks.
His survivors include his widow; two sons, Royce of Fort Worth and Dalice of Kermit; one grandson, David Rippetoe of Fort Worth; three brothers, O. E. Rippetoe of Comanche, Walter Rippetoe of Dallas and Dean Rippetoe of Brownwood; two sisters, Mrs. Herman Gilder of Fort Worth and Mrs. V. W. Ward of Norwood, Mo.
Interment will be in the Round Grove Cemetery under the direction of Stephenville Funeral Home.
REV. ERNEST RIPPETOE, VETERAN MINISTER DIES

Rev. Ivy Ernest Rippetoe, 70, pastor of the Washington Street Baptist Church and former president of the Texas State Singing Convention died Wednesday afternoon in the Stephenville Hospital. Rev. Rippetoe had been in ill health for several months.
Born Oct. 4, 1892 in Comanche County he was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edd Rippetoe, pioneer settlers in the county.
Mr. Rippetoe was married to Myrtle Hammitt in 1912 and they were the parents of three children. One son preceded him in death in 1913.
For a number of years Rev. Rippetoe taught singing schools in Erath and Comanche counties. He was a member of the Original Stamps Quartet. Rippetoe also composed many religious songs which were published by the Stamps-Baxter Music Co.
He was ordained to preach at the Highland Baptist Church in 1938. He came to Stephenville the same year and has held the pastorate of Wahington Street Baptist Church for 24 years.
Rev. Rippetoe also helped organize the Texas State Singing Convention and served as its president until retiring three years ago.
Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Wahington Street Bapist Church with Rev. A. A. Davis of Nowta, Okla., conducting the services.
Pallbearers will be Johnny McAlester, Arthur Hutchinson, Audrey Howell, Thurston House, Bill Keith and Baxton Jacks.
His survivors include his widow; two sons, Royce of Fort Worth and Dalice of Kermit; one grandson, David Rippetoe of Fort Worth; three brothers, O. E. Rippetoe of Comanche, Walter Rippetoe of Dallas and Dean Rippetoe of Brownwood; two sisters, Mrs. Herman Gilder of Fort Worth and Mrs. V. W. Ward of Norwood, Mo.
Interment will be in the Round Grove Cemetery under the direction of Stephenville Funeral Home.

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with Myrtle; son of Walter & Portia



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