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Bill Timothy (Simpkins) Ripberger

Posted 2024-06-10 by mhenderson
Published by Today's News Herald from Jun. 4 to Jun. 5, 2024 -
Lake Havasu City, Arizona -

Bill Timothy Ripberger was born on June 29, 1941 and passed away
peacefully in Phoenix on May 26, 2024.

Bill was married to Joyce Hahn for a short time and had three daughters
Joann Castillo, Sheri Terrell and Karen Norris.

Bill left Parker and moved to California where he attended a Journeyman
program for construction. Upon completion of school, Bill returned back
to Parker with his three daughters and met the love of his life Barbara
Fromm with her daughter, Sandy Connaughton.

Bill's first job was crop dusting with his high school friend Sam Blake.
Bill eventually used his journeyman trade which took him into
construction in Parker and into the Lake Havasu area. After retiring
from the construction business, Bill started working in the school
district and finally his last job was driving trucks to and from Parker
to Bouse. His most memorable passion of all was making deals either for
buying old vehicles or cheap land deals. "Always wheeling and dealing

And last, Bill will be remembered for his love for the outdoors, hunting
and fishing, and being with his family on the river.

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