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Patricia Wix "Pat" Rippy

September 1, 1952 — May 9, 2024

Franklin, KY

Mrs. Patricia “Pat” Wix Rippy, age 71, of Franklin, KY, passed away on Thursday, May 9, 2024 5:48 AM at her residence.


Visitation will be held on Sunday, May 12, 2024 from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM at Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory. Visitation will continue on Monday, May 13th, 2024 from 6:00 AM until 1:00 PM at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 13th, 2024 at 1:00 PM with interment to follow in Sulphur Spring Cemetery in Simpson County, KY. 


Pat was born on September 1, 1952 in Portland, TN, to the late James Allen Wix and the late Elanior (Clending) Wix. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Roy Lee Rippy, Sr.; 2 children, Brenda Wix and Donna Wix; a grandson, Justin Warren; and 6 siblings, James W. Wix, Homer Wix, Billy Joe Wix, Charlotte Pitcock, Shirley Slack, Jimmy Davis Wix.


She is survived by 4 children, Lola Vanbuskirk (Kevin Key) of Portland, TN, Roy Lee Rippy, Jr. (Melissa) of Franklin, KY, James Quinton Rippy (Michelle) of Franklin, KY, Dee Anna Eades (Michael Tanner) of Greenville, KY; 10 grandchildren, Sue Ann Vanbuskirk, Tracy Vanbuskirk, Ryan Rippy, Megan Shaffer, Dustin Rippy, Teresa Rippy, Bailey Rippy, Jaime Ann Rippy, Jennifer Rippy, Marcus Peyton Eades; 16 great grandchildren; siblings, Gertie Silva, Harlen Wix, Rickey Wix; several nieces and nephews.


Patricia was a retired custodian of Franklin-Simpson County Schools. She enjoyed “being the boss”, gardening, horse racing and scratching off lottery tickets.


Arrangements have been entrusted to Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory.   The website is www.gilbertfhonline.com.   The Facebook page is Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.  The obituary phone line is 270-586-8844.

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Visitation

Sunday, May 12, 2024

5:00 - 9:00 pm (Central time)

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Visitation

Monday, May 13, 2024

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Monday, May 13, 2024

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Interment

Monday, May 13, 2024

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