Born Oct. 7, 1961, in Folkston, he had lived most of his life in Camden County before moving to Fernandina Beach five years ago. He had been employed with Gilman Paper Company and never met a stranger. He was always there for anyone who needed a helping hand. He will be loved and missed by his family and friends.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 21, 2014, from Allison Memorial Chapel with Deacon Ed Sullivan officiating.
Survivors include his mother, Reba L. Tripp of Harrietts Bluff; brother, Gerald Lee Tripp of St. Marys; sister, Norma Jean Ridel of Virginia; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Gerald Tripp
Allison Memorial Chapel of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.