Ronald Lee Vipperman, beloved oldest son of Robert and Emogene Vipperman, Huntington, WV, went home to heaven on April 5, 2012. Ron succumbed to leukemia after a courageous nine year fight.
Ron was born on June 12, 1948 growing up in the Huntington area. After graduating from Barboursville High School and Marshall University, Ron retired from Provident Life and the Department of Insurance, South Carolina.
Ron will be missed by his loving wife, Nicki Parsons Vipperman, Charleston, SC, children – Jodi Wright, Heather and Barry Scovel, Charlotte, NC and Jeremy Vipperman, Alexandria, VA. ; cherished grandchildren – Hudson and Madison Wright, Taylor Scovel; mother-in-law, Jaunita Parsons, Charleston, SC; siblings, Brenda Rucker, Huntington, WV, Bill and Judy Vipperman, Barboursville, WV; admired grandmother, Maxine Norman, Huntington, WV; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews. Ron was preceded in death by his grandparents William P (Doc) Norman, Williamson, WV and Dewey and Martha Hager; father-in-law, Jerry Parsons, Barboursville, WV; son-in-law, Henry B (Hank) Wright.
Relatives and friends are invited to a Life Celebration for Ron Saturday, April 14 at Kuhn Memorial Presbyterian Church, Barboursville at 11 am followed by a luncheon. Memorials may be made to Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church, Mt. Pleasant, SC or Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Arrangements by Simplicity Lowcountry Cremation & Burial Services