Charlie Tripp, Jr, 98, of Roanoke Rapids, died Saturday, April 7, 2018, at Signature Healthcare of Roanoke Rapids. He was born in Halifax County, son of the late Charlie Tripp,Sr and Annie Spain Tripp. Charlie was retired as a cab driver and formerly worked at J.P. Stevens Company.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillian Tripp; two sons, Floyd Earl Tripp and Charles Edward Tripp,III; siblings, Oscar Tripp, Grover Tripp, Samuel Tripp and Maria Tripp; great grandchild, Samuel Justin Tripp.
Charlie is survived by a daughter-in-law, Christine Tripp; three grandchildren, Stacy Tripp (Cheryl), David Wayne Tripp (Melinda), Carol Griffin; great grandchildren, Christopher Earl Tripp, Stephen Shane Tripp, Jessica Elaine Tripp.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at Cedarwood Cemetery with Dr. Dennis W. Gregory officiating. The family will receive friends at Wrenn, Clarke, & Hagan Funeral Home from 1:00 pm until time of service.