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Robert H. Triplett

November 23, 1946 - May 17, 2017

U.S. Veteran

Service Date: June 21, 2017

Robert H. Triplett, 70, of Cahokia, Illinois,  born on Saturday, November 23, 1946, in Cleveland, OH, passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at his residence.

Bob served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War era.  He was a successful business owner in Tennessee for many years.  After moving to Illinois, Bob worked as a truck driver for several years before retiring.  He was a very talented woodwooker, creating many extraordinary pieces of furniture.  Bob’s favorite past-time was playing the guitar and he thoroughly enjoyed creating music. Bob’s faith in God was strong and he was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Belleville, Illinois.

He was preceded in death by his:

  • Parents: Herman Sever and Ann Margaret (Montich) Triplett
  • Brother: Ronnie Triplett

He is survived by his:

  • Wife: Sandra J. (Robinson) Triplett of Cahokia, Illinois
  • 3 Children
    • Marshall Triplett
    • Melissa Wise
    • Angela (Joe) Pingley
  • 2 Grandchildren
    • Jake Pingley
    • Layla Pingley

Memorials: Memorials may be made to Faith Baptist Church, Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral:  Memorial Service will be held at 6:30 pm on Thursday, June 22, 2017, at Faith Baptist Church with Pastor Rick Koonce officiating.  Interment at Leanna Cemetery, Chanute, Kansas.