Arthur W. Lepper
Arthur W. Lepper, Jr., age 91, of Quincy, died on Saturday, February 20, 2021 in the St. Vincent's Home. He was born on November 28, 1929 in Quincy the son of Arthur and Melvia (Connor) Lepper, Sr. Arthur was a graduate of Quincy Senior High School. He then received his Bachelor of Science in Business from Bradley University. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War stationed in Germany. He married Lois I. Holford on December 22, 1956 in Quincy. She survives.
Mr. Lepper was a member of Luther Memorial Church. Mr. Lepper was an independent business owner. He owned and operated Tri-State Claims Service. He was also a Real Estate Broker for many years. He later owned Lepper Real Estate where he built and sold houses throughout the Quincy and the Payson area. He was also the owner and operator of Q Care Car Wash in Quincy, until he retired in 2001.
In addition to his wife, Arthur is also survived by:
FOUR CHILDREN: David Lepper of Edwardsville, IL; Julie Peck (James) of Saratoga, CA; Paula Lepper also of Saratoga, CA; and John (Terri) Lepper of St. Marys, GA.
GRANDCHILDREN: Brandon Lepper (Hannah); Alyssa Peck; Aidan Peck; Patrick Lepper (Elizabeth) and Jessica Bunce (Ryan).
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN: Henry, Cruz and Grayson Lepper.
SIBLINGS: Deloris Copple, Shirley Stoyack, and Alan Lepper (Connie).
Numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.
Arthur was preceded in death by his parents, and three siblings: Betty Stormer, Bill Lepper and Bonnie Edwards .
Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 26, 2021 at 11:00 AM in the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home. Visitation will be held on Friday at the funeral home from 10:00 AM until the time of the services at 11:00 AM. Interment in Greenmount Cemetery with military rites conducted by American Legion Post #37 and the Illinois National Guard Honor Detail. Memorials may be made to Luther Memorial Church. The Duker & Haugh Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Connie & Jim Hamby
- Art will be missed in our neighborhood! He was a very kind caring man. So sorry.
Louis & Gail DeGreeff
- As neighbors across the street, we missed seeing Art spend time outdoors last summer, and were sorry to hear of his passing. He was such a nice man.