Mark Stephen Ripp, 63, Lebanon, TN, died Tuesday, March 6th at the Summit Medical Center, Hermitage, TN.
Mark was born September 1, 1954 in Lowville, a son to the late John and Natalie Boland Ripp. He was educated at South Lewis Central School, Turin.
Following his education, Mark joined the US Army, serving 20 years, 13 of which he was stationed in Germany. Following his honorable discharge and retirement from the military, he worked as a section manager with Aircraft Battery in Lebanon.
Mark is survived by his children, Heather (Trent) Patterson, Watertown, TN, Bonnie Ripp and Andrew Ripp, both of Buffalo Valley, TN, Jonathon Ripp, Oklahoma; three grandchildren; his brothers and sisters William Ripp, Florida, Patricia (Thomas) Koubek, New Jersey, Mary Gen Ripp, Port Leyden, Michael (Judy) Ripp, Lyons Falls, Brian Ripp, Port Leyden, Sean (Lou Anne) Ripp, Sackets Harbor, Kathleen Ripp, Hawthorne, NY, Alan (Lynette) Ripp, Port Leyden, and Laura (Paul) Lazarus, Lowville; eight nephews and three nieces.
Funeral arrangements are with the Hunter Funeral Home, Watertown, TN.
Memorial contributions can be made in Mark’s honor to the Vietnam Veterans Chapter 1004, PO Box 128, Lebanon, TN 37088.
Online condolences may be made at www.reedbenoit.com.