Mr. Robert Lee Triplett, age 58, of Ninety Six, South Carolina, formerly of Wilkes County, died Sunday, July 13, 2014 at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital.
Born in Denver, Colorado, January 8, 1956, he was a son of the late Albert William and Bernice Baca Triplett.
A member of Harris Baptist Church, Mr. Triplett was a dedicated Sunday School Teacher and was an active person in the Hispanic Outreach Program. He volunteered at Wilkes County ADAP and The Greenwood South Carolina Medical Clinic. He was an inspector for the US Department of Agriculture.
Surviving is one sister, Clara Byrd and husband Dean of North Wilkesboro, NC; three brothers, Albert Triplett, Jr. and Donnie Triplett both of North Wilkesboro and Larry Triplett and wife Mickey of Winston Salem, NC; several nieces, nephews, many other relatives in Colorado and dear friends in South Carolina also survive.
Memorial services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 PM at Harris Baptist Church with Rev. Frank Thomas officiating.
The family will receive friends Sunday immediately following the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wilkes A.D.A.P., PO Box 968, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659 or to Greater Greenwood United Ministry Free Clinic, 1404 Edgefield Street, Greenwood, South Carolina 28646.
For online condolences please visit www.blythfuneralhome.com.
Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting the Triplett family.