WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896

Willie Hubert Tripp Jr.

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June 1, 1941 — June 27, 2020

Willie “Billy” Hubert Tripp Jr., 79, of Wilson and Greenville, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2020. His funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery, Greenville. The Rev. Michael Crocker and the Rev. Steve Strickland will officiate.

The family will receive friends from 1-1:45 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson, and other times at the home, 4401 Rockport Drive, Wilson.

Billy was a retired deputy from the Pitt County Sheriff’s Department. He was an avid photographer, a Mason and a member of TPA, the Travelers Protection Association. Billy was president of the Optimist Club of Pitt County for several years and a member of EAA of Wilson.

Billy is survived by his wife, Nan Stott Tripp of the home; daughter, Katherine Tripp; son, David Tripp; grandson, Maddox Tripp; stepdaughter, Connie Hinnant Blackwell; stepson, Lloyd Hinnant and wife, Rhonda; step-granddaughter, Margo Hinnant; step-grandsons, Jordan Blackwell, Neil Blackwell and Grayson Hinnant; his brother, Dennis Tripp and wife, Olivia; several nieces and nephews; and his brother-in-law, Bob Benton, who was married to Billy’s sister, Carolyn, who sadly passed away late Saturday afternoon.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie Hubert Tripp Sr. and Blanche Fleming Tripp.

Condolences may be directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home and Crematory at www.joyners.net.