Born in Faulkner, W.Va., he had lived in Kent for 18 years. He was a former Cuyahoga Falls resident.
Mr. Triplett worked as a carpenter with Carpenters Local 639.
He was a member of the Assembly of God in Ravenna.
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn (Mills); son, Douglas (Anita) of Akron; daughter, Mrs. John (Carolyn) Peckens of Uniontown; stepsons, Dean L. (Gail) Hillman of Cuyahoga Falls, Robert D. (Henrietta) Mills of Rootstown, Marvin J. (Janice) Mills of Munroe Falls and John W. (Michelle) Mills of Akron; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. His daughter, Rachel, died previously.
Calling hours will be held from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Clifford Shoemaker Funeral Home, 1930 Front Street in Cuyahoga Falls. Services will be held Friday at the Assembly of God in Ravenna at a time to be announced. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Cuyahoga Falls. Theresa Pisegna