COMANCHE — Funeral services for Robert Earl (Bob) Ripley, 90, of Comanche, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 27, 2017, at 10 a.m. at the Comanche Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Comanche Funeral Home.
He died Monday, May 22, 2017, in Brownwood.
He was born Nov. 7, 1926, in Comanche County to George E. and Ethel Ripley. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He married Robbie Hicks on Sept. 6, 1948
Survivors include daughter, Elaine Dickson and husband Jerry of Plano; sons, Terry Ripley of Comanche, and Ken Ripley and wife Geneva of Fort Stockton; grandchildren, Scott Dickson of Glenwood Springs, Colorado, Ashley Liang and husband Frank of Plano, Jarratt Ripley and wife Erika of Waxahachie, Sarah Ripley of Bayfield, Colorado, John Ripley and wife Laura of Fayetteville, North Carolina, and Madelyn Ripley of Fort Stockton, step-grandson J.D. Gamboa of Misawa, Japan and wife Amaralee of Fort Stockton; great-grandchildren, Allison Dickson-Bouchard and Jacob Liang of Plano; step-great grandchild, Alex Ruiz of Fort Stockton; brother, Eldon Ripley and wife Marina Jean of Odessa; brother-in-law, Jackie Hicks and wife Mary of Comanche; sisters-in-law, Pauline Ripley and Frances Ripley, both of Comanche, and Jean Schultz of Houston; and numerous nieces and nephews.