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Ralph VanBuren Zipperer

March 13, 1968 — August 22, 2019

Springfield

Ralph VanBuren Zipperer, 51, died August 22, 2019 at his home unexpectedly.

Ralph was born March 13, 1968 in Savannah, GA to the late Ralph Lawrence Zipperer and Joyce Cribbs Zipperer and lived most of his life in Effingham County. He worked in the concrete business for his entire career. In his free time, Ralph enjoyed spending time outdoors with family and friends.

Ralph is preceded in death by: his sisters, Kay Dennis and Lynn Hamilton.

Survivors include: his son, Ralph VanBuren Zipperer, II (Shawna); and two grandchildren, Layla and Ralph Zipperer, III all of Statesboro, GA. He is also survived by his two brothers, Robert Zipperer and Eric Zipperer.

A funeral service will take place at 11am on Monday, August 26, 2019 at Riggs Funeral Home. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Interment will take place at 1pm following the service at Brewton Cemetery in Hagan, GA.

Pallbearers will be: Eric Zipperer, Steven Teigue, Glen Hamilton, Luis Diaz, Chad Embrey, and Roscoe McCullum.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Monday, August 26, 2019

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Carlson & Riggs Funeral Home

1979 Georgia 119, Guyton, GA 31312

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Funeral Service

Monday, August 26, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Carlson & Riggs Funeral Home

1979 Georgia 119, Guyton, GA 31312

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Interment

Monday, August 26, 2019

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Brewton Cemetery, GA, Hagan

6901 U.S. 280, Claxton, GA 30417

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