James Thomas Ripps, 71 of Lawrenceburg, passed away Wednesday February 12, 2014 at Dearborn County Hospital in Lawrenceburg. James was born Tuesday July 7, 1942 in Cheyenne, WY the son of James and Mae (Lewis) Ripps. He married Megan Ripps who survives. James was in the Navy serving his country during the Vietnam and Korea Era. Navy was his life. After his retirement from the Navy he enjoyed visiting several naval bases around the country. He also liked fishing, hunting and spending time with his family and grandchildren.
James is survived by Wife: Megan Ripps of Madison, IN; Son: David Ripps of Lawrenceburg, IN; Daughters: Katharine and Susan Ripps both of Louisville, KY; Chesi (Duane) Kalfrat of Lawrenceburg, IN; Pony Ripps of Washington State. Mother: Diana Ripps of MO; 5 Grandchildren. James was preceded in death by two sons: Timothy and Jeremiah Ripps
Memorial Service will be at 2PM Monday March 10, 2014 at Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery 1415 N. Gate Road Madison, IN 47250. Military Rites by Madison American Legion Post #9. Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home, Milan entrusted with arrangements. (812)654-2141, Box 243, 707 S. Main St. 47031. Go to www.lawscarrmoore.com to sign the on line guest book.