Harold Gene Triplett Sr, 82, of Blowing Rock passed away peacefully at home on
Wednesday June 30th, 2021. Born on February 2, 1939 in the Triplett area of Watauga County,
Harold was preceded in death by his mother and father, Gordie and Doyce Triplett, his brother
Morris Triplett, his brother Mac Triplett, and his beloved wife Mary Triplett. Mr. Triplett was
retired from the business he and his son Harold Jr began almost 30 years ago, Triplett & Son
Landscaping. Harold worked hard and loved the outdoors. He enjoyed looking for ginseng,
hunting, and fishing. He was a devoted husband and father, a loyal friend to many, and an
honorable and well-loved man.
Harold is survived by his son Harold Jr, daughter-in-law Carrie, and his grandchildren Ella
and Gabriel Triplett, all of Blowing Rock; brother Jimmy of Villa Rica, GA, his sister Ann Hicks of
Banner Elk, several beloved neices and nephews and sister-in-law, Martha Greene and his brother-in-law Jim Greene, who he had a special bond with.
Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon July 5 at 4:00 at Austin & Barnes Funeral
Chapel, officiated by Pastor Gary Shew. The family will receive friends from 2pm to 4pm prior to
services. Harold will be laid to rest beside his wife Mary at Woodlawn Cemetery in Blowing
Online condolences may be shared with the Triplett family at the website
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Triplett family.