Peter Donald Kepner, 83, of Hartford, passed away Tuesday morning, April 17, 2018, in Sharon Regional Medical Center in Sharon, PA.
He was born November 18, 1934 in Youngstown, the son of Leon and Veda MacCleery Kepner.
He was a Hartford High School graduate and a 1956 graduate of The Ohio State University.
He was a member of the Army Reserves for six years.
He was owner of Kepwood Farm which was established in 1858.
Peter was a member of the Hartford United Methodist Church; the AGS Fraternity at OSU; theTrumbull County Farm Bureau; the National Holstein Association; the Trumbull County Holstein Association, where he was a past president and a past secretary for District 1. He was a supervisor for the Trumbull County Soil and Water District; a consultant for the Brookside Research Lab; a chairman of the Hartford Zoning Commission and had been a 4-H adviser.
Peter is survived by his wife, Mary Dye Kepner, whom he married June 16, 1957; a daughter, Valerie(Marleen) Kepner of Oberlin, OH; three sons,Jeoffrey (Dawn) Kepner of London,OH, Jonathan Kepner of Hartford and Gregory (Kelly) Kepner of Marysville, OH; three grandchildren, Adrian, Peter and Molly; and four great-grandsons.
He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant son; a brother, Dr. Karl Kepner; and a nephew, Kevin Kepner.
Friends and relatives may call at Galloway-Onstott Funeral Home, 3451 St. Rt. 7, Hartford, on Friday, May 4, from 4 to 7 p.m.
The funeral service will be Saturday, May 5, at 11 a.m.at the Hartford United Methodist Church, 6846 St. Rt. 305, Hartford. Rev. MaryAnn Rufener will officiate.
Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Sharon, PA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to OFSWCD Auxiliary Scholarship, 8995 E. Main St.,Reynoldsburg, OH 43068 or to the person's favorite charity.
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