Edward Lewis Gripper

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Edward Lewis Gripper

October 21, 1947 - March 13, 2019

Edward Lewis Gripper Edward Lewis Gripper, 71, of Farmington, passed away on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at the VA Hospital in Oakland, PA. He was born October 21, 1947 at Pine Bluff, a son of the late Paul Gripper and Colleen Alfreda Tate Gripper.
Edward was employed by Consol as a mine foreman at the Loveridge Mine. He was a veteran of the US Air Force having served in Vietnam. He loved to hunt, restore cars, reload ammo, and distance shooting.
Survivors include his wife: Sheila Gripper, whom he married October 21, 2001; his son: Eddie (Vicki) Gripper of Mannington; stepchildren: Aundriea Sharp and fiancé, Greg Higgins and Greg Sharp; his grandchildren: Logan, Eli, and Sophia Gripper, Hunter and Hayley Higgins, and Tiarra Sharp; step grandchildren: Megan and Aubrey Higgins, Spencer, Sophia, and Isabella Brescoach; sisters: Mary Lou Cupp of Mannington and Paulette Winnings of NC; a brother: Paul Gripper of Mannington and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a daughter: Carmen Higgins.
There will be no public visitation or service. Cremation services are entrusted to the Hutson Funeral Home in Mannington. Condolences may be accessed at www.hutsonfuneralhomes.com.
Published on March 15, 2019
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3 posts

Cheryl Morrison
Mar 16, 2019
Dear Shelia, I am so sorry to hear of Eddie passing. He was always a great friend. He will be missed by all who loved him. My thoughts and prayers are with all of the family. He was the greatest friend to my Paul and me meant a lot by our boys. Tell all the family I am praying for them. If you have a memorial service let me know. Love and Prayers to all. Cheryl.
Gary & Cindy L Eagle
Mar 15, 2019
Sheila so sorry to hear of Eddie's passing. If there is anything Gary or I can do for you let us know, you know we are not that far down the road from you. If you want to talk feel free to call us. Sending all our love and we will lite a candle at mass for you. Love Gary & Cindy Eagle
Brenda and Steve Huey
Mar 15, 2019
Sheila, we are so sorry for your loss. If there is anything we can do for you, a hug, a shoulder to cry on, or just sit and listen. We are here for you. With all our love. Brenda and Stevie