William Brown (Bill) Hepner

William Brown (Bill) Hepner, 92 of Woodstock, passed away Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Consulate Health Care in Woodstock.  The funeral will be held Tuesday, November 4, at 2:00 p.m. at Dellinger Funeral Home in Woodstock.  Pastor Nathan Robinson will officiate.  Burial will follow in Sunset View Memorial Gardens in Woodstock.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Bill was born October 21, 1922 in Conicville, son of the late Charles L. Hepner and Ruth Mumaw Hepner. He was a 1939 graduate of Triplett High School and an army veteran of World War II.  He was employed with Rust Engineers when building American Viscose Plant in Front Royal and later employed with American Viscose.  He worked for the U.S. Postal Service at the Woodstock Office as a postal clerk retiring on April 1, 1988 after 30 years.  After retirement he worked with his son at Valley Flower Shop for several years.  He was a member of Emanuel Lutheran Church where he served on the Church Council and sang in the church choir and a member of Woodstock American Legion Post #199.  He was Past Master of Cassia Lodge AM & FM.

Bill is survived by his wife of 68 years, Pollyanna Burnshire Hepner; son, Charles W. Hepner and wife Michele of Woodstock; daughter, Susan H. Clem of Woodstock; two grandsons, Clinton Jacob Hepner and wife Paige and Christopher Sean Hepner and wife Brittney; great grandson, Quay Smith Hepner and one brother, Leonard E. Hepner of Woodstock.

Pallbearers will be Charles W. Hepner, Clinton Jacob Hepner, Christopher Sean Hepner, Cecil Rosen, Richard (Buck) Shrum and Larry Hepner.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Shenandoah County Free Clinic or Emanuel Lutheran Church.

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7 Condolences to William Brown (Bill) Hepner

  1. Rubye Hines says:

    Dear Polly,
    Reading about Bill’s death brought back so many memories of our good
    times together over fifty years ago.
    I extend my sympathy to you and your family at this sad time.
    Rubye Hines, Roanoke, VA

    • Anonymous says:

      Thanks Rubye. It is good to hear from you and hope you are doing well. Bill was subject to aspirating pneumonia and this one took him. He had dementia for years, so we had really lost the real Bill a year ago. I had cared for him at home for over a year and he had enjoyed being at home. Again, it is good to hear from you even under these circumstances. Stay well and keep in touch. Polly

  2. Jerry Wolford says:

    Polly ,Chuck,and family.
    Sorry for your loss and know that the Good Lord is watching over you and holding you tight.
    May all that you have now be the good memories.
    May God bless,
    Jerry Wolford

  3. Greg Hoffman says:

    Mrs Hepner, Chuck and Susie – so sorry for your loss. Lots of great memories of your Dad and husband when I would come over. My prayers are with all of you and your entire family.

    Greg Hoffman

  4. Irving Hottle says:

    Dear Polly,
    Sorry to hear of the passing of Billy. We’ll always remember the family reunions at which Bill was always an enthusiastic participant in all that went on.
    Frances and Irving Hottle

  5. Kim Deck (Phalen) says:

    Hepner Family,
    Many years ago I had the pleasure of working in the flower shop with Chuck, Michelle and the rest of the crew. Bill was a bright spot in the team. That was a wonderful experience for me and I enjoyed getting to know Bill. Sending warm wishes to all of you. He was a sweet spirit. I will always remember. Kim

  6. Edward Wood says:

    Dear Polly, Chuck and Susie
    So sorry for your loss and missing Bill’s funeral. I didn’t hear about Bill’s death until Tuesday afternoon. I have fond memories of Bill having worked with him at the Woodstock Post Office for 20 plus years. What I remember most about Bill is he liked to talk about most anything. My prayers go out to Polly and family and wish them the best of health.
    Eddie