Sid was a self-employed contractor for many years. He loved all outdoor activities; fishing, camping, hunting and boating, but his greatest passion was playing the guitar and singing at the lake. As a young man he formed his own band. Sid’s friendliness and kindness to all people is a tribute to his heart and soul. His presence will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his sisters, Joy Donavon of St. Mary’s, OH and Jane (and David) Lewis of Coldwater, OH; his brothers, Jerry (and Mary) Triplett of St. Mary’s, OH, Oliver (and Sharon) Triplett of St. Mary’s, OH and Steve (and Gloria) Triplett of St. Mary’s, OH; his children, Shari Triplett of Pikeville, KY, Ronald “Boo” Triplett of Wheelwright, KY, Michael Triplett of Hi Hat, KY, Patty (and Henry) Whidby of Vinegrove, KY, Darrell Triplett of Melvin, KY, Marty Triplett and DeeDee Triplett; his daughter-in-law, Cindy Stewart of Wheelwright, KY; his stepchildren, Randy (and Vonda) Burke of Nancy, KY and Ronald (and Trish) Burke of Weeksbury, KY; his grandchildren, Gabriel and Tine Stewart, Olivia Jane and Billy Wayne Newsome, Amy Jo King, Jeffrey King, Brian Triplett, Tiffany Triplett, Owen and Twania Triplett, Sarah and Andrew Fernandez, and Darrell Anthony Triplett; his step grandchildren, Jeremy Burke, Ashley Burke and McKenzie Burke; his great-grandchildren, Spencer, Stewart, Taesan, Easton, Rebecca, Baylee, Ashton, Aiden, Hunter, Aubrey and Kelton, and his step great-grandchildren, Hannah and Elam.
He is preceded in death by his father, Sil Triplett; his mother, Clorindy Jacobs Triplett; his sisters, Mazie Slone, Corsby Thornsbury, Gracie Jacobs and Mary Slone; his brothers, Ervin Triplett and Amos Triplett; his son, Joe Stewart; and his grandchildren, Brent Holbrook and Derek Triplett.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 after 6:00pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.
His funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 11:00am at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Louie Ferrari officiating. Burial will be at Military Springs Cemetery in Jabez, KY.
Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Sid Triplett.