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Monday, April 12, 2021

Updated Obituary - Douglas M. Tripp

Douglas Matthew Tripp, 59, Peculiar, MO, passed away Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at his home. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Doug was born March 7, 1962 in Springdale, AR, a son of Howard and Susan (Bair) Tripp. He was a 1980 graduate of Olathe High School in Olathe, KS. He had lived in Olathe and Raymore, MO before moving to Peculiar. Doug married Jody Hill November 21, 2015 in Belton, MO.

Doug was an exceptional carpenter and builder by trade and took great pride in his work. Most recently he owned and operated Doug Tripp Construction. He was a gentle, kind, humble man and a strong leader. He loved to make anyone laugh and was a great storyteller.

Doug’s greatest joy came from spending time with his wife, children, and grandchildren. He loved the outdoors, including hunting and fishing. Doug loved to cook for friends and family and was a master extraordinaire on the BBQ grill and the smoker. He was a man of the lord above all and was a member of Journey Church International in Lee’s Summit, MO.

Doug is survived by his wife, Jody, of the home; one son, Aaron Tripp, Grandview, MO; two daughters, Taylor Reyes (Chris), North Kansas City, MO and Abigail Tripp, Overland Park, KS; three brothers, Howard Tripp, Jr., Plymouth, MN, Scott Tripp, Crowley, TX, and Phil Tripp, Maple Grove, MN; and three grandchildren, Sephina Tripp, Novalee Tripp and Maverick Reyes.