John R. Ripley, 79, Wabash, and formerly of Mustang, Okla., and Indianapolis, died Saturday at Autumn Ridge Rehabilitation Centre, Wabash.

Survivors include his wife, Mary N. Ripley, Wabash; his daughter, Lisa Sheehan, Denver; his sons, Richard Ripley and John Paul Ripley, both of Mustang, Okla.; and his brothers, Larry Ripley, Portland, Ore., and Bill Ripley, Fond du Lac, Wis.

No service will occur at this time. Arrangements are handled by Hartzler Funeral Home.