Charles Bunch Ripley
Charles Bunch Ripley, 84, passed away on Monday, December 11, 2017. Charles was a native of Newport News and graduated from Warwick High School in 1951 and was a Air Force Veteran. He was a former resident of Orlando, Fl and retired from the city of Orlando as assistant Traffic Engineer in 1981 after 20 years of service. He returned to the peninsula and retired from the City of Newport News in 2002. He attended Cincinnati Bible Seminary College and was an active volunteer with many churches on the peninsula and with the clean up during Katrina.
He is survived by his daughters, Kimberlee Knoebel (Tom) and Melissa Ripley and their mother Virginia Ripley and step children, Gina Zieber and Scooter Breisch (Dori) and their mother Shirley Ripley; a sister Dot Boneville and former wife Kathy Edler; 12 grandchildren, Nicholas, Keira, Joey, Tali, Alexina, Tommy, Charles Lee, Amara, Abby, Zeke, Lyla, Josh and Gary and a great grandson, William.
A memorial service will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, December 16, 2017 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends following the service.
Memorials may be made to the Denbigh Christian Church Youth Fund 816 Moyer Road, Newport News, Virginia 23608.