It is with sadness we announce the passing of Arnold "Arnie" Hance Ripley, 77, of Nappan, NS. Arnie passed away on Monday, February 26, 2018 at Gables Lodge Amherst, NS. Born in Collingwood, NS, he was a son of the late Hance and Leta (Corey) Ripley, and step father Late Vernon Ripley. Arnie graduated from Amherst Regional High School. He lived all of his life in Chignecto and Nappan, NS, and worked on the family farm. He loved to bicycle, and was often seen out touring the local roads. An only child, he was predeceased by his parents. He is survived by cousins Bonnie Ripley, Nappan, NS, James Ripley, Truro, NS, Brad Ripley, Moncton, NB, and Ronnie Ripley, Maccan, NS as well as close family friends Don O. Ripley and Frank Allen. Arrangements have been entrusted to Furlong~Jones Funeral Home, 70 Church St., Amherst, NS (902-667-8777). A graveside service will take place in the Fenwick Cemetery in the spring with William Drysdale, DLM, presiding. Memorial donations in memory of Arnie may be made to a charity of your choice. Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Arnie's online memorial at www.furlongjones.ca or through the Furlong~Jones Funeral Home Facebook Page.