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Richard A. Epping

Richard A. Epping

Richard A. Epping, age 86, of Payson, died on Friday, June 21, 2019 in the Illinois Veterans Home. He was born on December 11, 1932 in Quincy, the son of Arthur and Grace (Reddick) Epping. Richard married Phyllis J. Shaw on October 3, 1954 in Quincy. She preceded him in death on February 10, 2016.

Richard was a machinist for many local companies. He served in the U.S. Army National Guard Reserves. In his younger years, he liked to hunt, fish and spend time outdoors. He also bowled for many years.

He is survived by his children: Rick (Lisa) Epping of Fowler; Ron (Therese) Epping of Quincy; Steve Epping of Payson; Terry (Tonya) Epping of Payson; Brinda Crumley of Quincy; Nancy Epping of New London, MO; Janie Epping of Maquoketa, IA; Christopher (Julie) Epping of Winters, CA; and Michael Epping of Payson. Twenty grandchildren and several great-grandchildren also survive.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a son, Billy;
a step-sister, Marilyn Stice; two step-brothers, Darrell Miller and Evert Miller.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 28, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. in the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home. Interment in Greenmount Cemetery with military honors. Visitation will be held on Thursday evening from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Illinois Veterans Home Activities Fund. The Duker & Haugh Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. www.dukerandhaugh.com

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From:
Diana Summers
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Steve I'm sorry to read that your dad passed over, but I believe he is in a much better place now. I hope you believe it too. May God send his angels to sooth your family's sorrow now and in the future.
Your friend always
Diana E. Summers
From:
Valerie klement
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Sorry for your loss Jane and family.
From:
Barb (Terwische) Jensen
Maurepas, LA
Comments:
Very sorry for your loss
From:
Ewalt Family
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Larry,Terry and families, You all have our sympathy. Jan,"Toot" and Casey