Ricky Chiplin

Published 1:10 pm Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Ricky Chiplin, a Vicksburg resident, passed away Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, at Merit Health River Region Medical Center following a brief illness. He was 61.

He was a graduate of Vicksburg High School class of 1977. He had worked as a truck driver and had been a member of the  Stringer Lodge No. 1 F&AM Masonic Lodge and was a member of the Mount Carmel M.B. Church.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Corrie Lee Chiplin, 

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He is survived by his wife, Lena Powell Chiplin of Green Acres, Fla.; his father, Thomas J. Chiplin Sr. of Vicksburg; brothers, Bobby Chiplin, Charles Anthony Chiplin, Derrick Chiplin and Calvin Bailey all of Vicksburg; sisters, Denise Chambers and Rev. June Chiplin Thomas both of Vicksburg, and Tangela Chiplin of Texas; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and others.