Junior Lee Triplett, age 76, of Hickory, the husband of Debra Bradberry Triplett, passed away Saturday, October 10, 2020 at his residence.

He was born August 29, 1944 in Watauga County to the late Ernest Triplett and Easter Carlton Triplett. He was a sander with Hickory Business Furniture and a member of Fairgrove Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Debra Triplett of Hickory; one son, Bobby Triplett and wife Lora of Hudson; two step-sons, Patrick Bradberry and wife Laura of Dallas, North Carolina and Jonathon Bradberry and fiance Halley of Hickory; four sisters, Jackalene Ward of Lenoir; Willa Dean Rich and husband Clay of Lenoir; Wilma Jean Lawhon of Granite Falls and Bonnie Farr and husband Gary of Hudson and one brother, Marshall Triplett and wife Dawn of Lenoir. He is also survived by three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

In addition to his father and mother he was preceded in death by one sister, Nancy Hartley.

Funeral services for Junior Lee Triplett will be conducted Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel, with military honors provided by American Legion, post 130. Interment will follow in Rhymer Cemetery. Pastor David Bean and Mr. Carter Randall will officiate.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 until 11:00, prior to the service, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Carolina Caring, 3975 Robison Road, Newton, North Carolina 28658.

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