Thomas "Tommy" Triplett

October 2, 1934 - May 4, 2018


Thomas "Tommy" Triplett was born on October 2, 1934 in Weatherford, OK to Ernest and Eva (Claridge) Triplett. He passed away on May 4, 2018 at Maple Lawn Estates in Hydro, OK at the age of 83. Tommy was united in marriage to Marlene Ringler on May 24, 1955. Tommy never met a stranger; he made lifelong friends, and lived his life in the Hydro area. He liked to go to the casino, liked cows, and enjoyed planting his tomato plants. His career was spent in oil & gas, but mainly in water well drilling and seismograph. He had drilled most of the wells in the surrounding area. He will be missed by all those who loved him.

Survivors Include: his children, Dale Triplett of Weatherford, Ok, and Kay Gregory and husband Marty of Weatherford, OK, his grandchildren, Bridgett, Kyle, Tessa, Tori, Shalene, and Zane, his great grandchildren, Kyton, Tylar, Molli, Tannar, Isaac, Taylar, Mathias, Emerson, and Nicole, as well as nieces, nephews, many other relatives and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Eva Triplett, his wife, Marlene Triplett, 3 brothers, E.F. Triplett, Bob Triplett, and Bill Triplett, and his sister, Mary Nokes.


Services: Hydro Masonic Cemetery Chapel, Tuesday, 2:00 PM, May 8, 2018, Hydro, OK

Officiating: Rev. Rick Dyson

Burial: Hydro Masonic Cemetery, Hydro, OK

Services entrusted to Turner Funeral Home, Hinton, Oklahoma. Condolences may be sent to the family at,, or you can find us on (Turner Funeral Homes).