He was the son of the late James W. Triplett and Lela Allen Triplett.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Edna Hickman Triplett; and son-in-law, Charles “Eddy” Alford.
He is survived by two daughters: Harvalene “Harvie” Alford and Gloria Hayes (Jimmy), both of Cleveland; four grandchildren: Libby Lee (Curtis) of Benton, Farrah Parker (Andy) of Ooltewah, Shane Hayes (Angela) and Tyson Hayes, both of Cleveland; three great-grandchildren: Jordan Hayes, Ty Parker, and Dawson Lee.
He was a member of Clingan Ridge Baptist Church. He also pastored several other local churches.
A graveside service is planned for 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in Sunset Memorial Gardens, 7180 N Lee Hwy, Cleveland with Robert Rominger officiating.
Pallbearers will be: Shane Hayes, Tyson Hayes, Andy Parker, Curtis Lee, Marvin Hickman, and Daniel Beaty.
A very special appreciation to the staff at Bradley Healthcare.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or Gideon International.
You are invited to share a personal memory of Hugh or your condolences with his family at his online memorial located at www.companionfunerals.com.
Companion Funeral and Cremation Service and the Cody family are honored to assist the Triplett family with these arrangements.