Age 97, Harrisonburg, Va.
James Mason Triplett, 97, of Harrisonburg, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023.
He was born on Jan. 20, 1926, in Luray and was a son of the late Raymond Triplett and Juanita Burner Triplett.
James worked as a supervisor at Merck for 25 years. He was a veteran of the United States Army and a charter member of the Lake View Golf Course.
On March 4, 1944, he married Katheryn Irene Wood Triplett, who died on Nov. 10, 2012.
He is survived by a daughter-in-law, Donna Triplett of Harrisonburg; a sister, Dorothy Page Atwood of Rileyville; four grandchildren, Chad Breeden and wife Stephanie of Luray, Teresa Good and husband Jeff of Stanley, Tammy Doyle and husband Tom of Rileyville, and Tracy Tester and husband Kevin of Stanley; six great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two sons, John Raymond Triplett and James Mason Triplett Jr.; two daughters, Jean Beaver and Joan Lansberry; and a son-in-law, Thomas Lansberry.
A funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 10, at the Bradley Funeral Home by Pastor Joe Shoop. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Luray.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Community Foundation, Harrisonburg, Va. 22801.