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Carson Triplett: Loris

1936 – 2022

     Carson Triplett passed away on Wednesday, April 6, at his home in Loris. He was 85.

     Born June 7, 1936 in Lackey, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Frank Triplett and the late Eva Wicker Triplett. Mr. Triplett worked as a Pipe Fitter Supervisor with Newport News Shipyard until his retirement. He was a former member of Peninsula Missionary Baptist Church and currently attended Mt. Vernon Baptist Church.

     Survivors include his son, John Triplett and significant other Martina Wharton of Gallatin, Tennessee; daughter Cynthia T. Woolridge and husband Bill of Ashland, Virginia; step-daughter Brenda Crabb and husband Greg of Hampton, Virginia; and many loving grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

     In addition to his parents, Mr. Triplett was predeceased by his wife, Freddie Triplett; two step-sons Greg Carter and Jeff Carter; six brothers, Kelley Triplett, Jimmy Triplett, Kendall Triplett, Elva Triplett, Okie Triplett, and Harrison Triplett; and three sisters, Orkie Norris, Minnie Davis, and Victoria Gasper.

     Funeral services were planned for 2 p.m. Saturday, April 9, at Hardwick Memorial Chapel with Rev. Mack Hutson and Rev. Rodney Hord officiating, committal services following at Buck Creek Cemetery.

     Visitation was planned for the hour preceding the services at the chapel.

     A guest register is available here.