Dateline: November 8, 2007
Rippetoe, 80, died Wednesday, October 31, 2007, in Amarillo.
Services were held at 3:00 p.m.,
Saturday, November 3, 2007, in the First Assembly of God Church in
Clarendon with Rev. Matthew Stidham, Pastor, and Rev. Bill Hodges, Pastor
of the First Church of the Nazarene, officiating. Burial was held in
Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon. Services were under the arrangement of
Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon.
Mr. Rippetoe was born May 21,
1927, in Sayre, Oklahoma to William and Geneva Brown Rippetoe. He married
Neoma Dickerson on December 31, 1949, at Sayre, Oklahoma. He had been a
resident of Clarendon most of his life. He had worked in the Water &
Sewage Departments for City of Clarendon and Red River Water Authority. He
was a member of the First Assembly of God.
Mr. Rippetoe was preceded in death
by his parents; one son, Reggie Rippetoe; and several brothers and
Survivors include his wife, Neoma
of Clarendon; three daughters, Sandy Cox of Clarendon, Judy Bybee of
Amarillo, and Deborah Powers of Amarillo; three sons, Eric Rippetoe of
Clarendon, Ronnie Rippetoe of Amarillo, and David Rippetoe of Guthrie,
Oklahoma; two brothers, Gene Rippetoe and
Jack Rippetoe, both of Pampa; 11 grandchildren; and three great
The family requests memorials be
to the First Assembly of God, P.O. Drawer F, Clarendon, Texas 79226.
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