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Roger Lee Ripper, age 67

Roger Lee Ripper, age 67, passed away on Friday, August 20, 2021. He was born on December 19, 1953 in Clarendon, Arkansas.

He is preceded in death by his parents Thomas and Helen Ripper; brother William Ripper; and nephew Leif Eric.

Lee is survived by his daughters Jessica Ripper and Miranda Baker (Brad); grandchildren Weston Baker, Carson Baker, Katelyn Handley, and Gage Handley; sisters Rosemary Harper and Faye Lyons; and many more family members and friends.

Lee was a loving father, grandfather, son, brother, and friend. He loved playing music, especially in his band, he played guitar and bass. Lee also loved fishing.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are under the trusted direction of A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400.   

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  • Connie Price Posted August 23, 2021 9:15 PM

    Miranda and Jessica, I’m so very sorry for your loss. I pray that the memories you have of him will make you smile. I pray for comfort t and strength during this time.

  • Faye Lyons Posted August 23, 2021 9:23 PM

    I love you Lee and you dint worry about the girls and grandkids I will look after them for you. RIP AND RIL Lee, my brother. Gone but never forgotten

  • Morgan Clark Posted August 23, 2021 9:50 PM

    I’m so sorry to hear about the loss of Lee. I have many many fond memories of growing up with his girls and I love them dearly. Lee taught me a lot about playing guitar and appreciating good music. Prayers for peace and comfort for Miranda and Jessica. Rest In Peace, Mr Breeze

  • Helen Odom Posted August 23, 2021 9:52 PM

    Prayers for this family and their loss.

  • Jerry Joslin Posted August 24, 2021 7:28 AM

    Worked with Lee in Little Rock, good guy had friends all across the State he will be missed by many.

  • Mike and Diane Butts Posted August 24, 2021 1:17 PM

    Prayers sent for all.

  • John Brackin Posted August 24, 2021 1:52 PM

    Lee was one of my dearest and closest friends in my youth growing up in Marianna. Although I had lost touch with him over the years, I remember the great times we had. I’ll miss you old friend. May the Lord comfort his children and grandchildren.

  • wohner vaccaro Posted August 25, 2021 9:25 AM

    everyone that met him loved him he was that kind of person will be missed by so many but not forgotten

  • Chulita Hughesthe Posted August 25, 2021 5:53 PM

    Prayers and comfort for his loved ones. So sorry for your loss.

  • Chulita Hughes Posted August 25, 2021 5:55 PM

    Prayers and comfort for his loved ones. So sorry for your loss.

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