ALLIANCE -- John Bradley "JB" Rippeth, 55, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, at his home after a period of declining health.
He was born Aug. 26, 1961 in Millersburg to Lou Ann Rippeth and the late Ronald, and married Kimberly Bennett on Feb. 26, 1983. She survives.
He was a truck driver most of his life, until losing his leg to diabetes in 2009, and was baptized into Christ on Jan. 16, 2010 at Killbuck Church of Christ.
He will be remembered for his sense of humor and the love of his family.
Surviving in addition to his wife, are a daughter, Trisha Lee; a grandson, Ethan Persutti; his mother; a brother, Brian (Cindy) Rippeth; a sister, Sheri (Terry) Everett; nieces, nephews, great-nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
His wishes were to be cremated and his ashes laid to rest with his dad. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Dean's Funeral Home, Sebring, assisted the family.
Condolences may be sent to Kim Rippeth, 757 N. Sawburg, Alliance 44601.