September 15, 1925 - May 11, 2019
Frederick R, Hepner, Sr. 93, of Woodstock passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Shenandoah Memorial Hospital. Services will be 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Antioch Church of the Brethren. Pastor George Bowers will officiate. Burial will follow in Sunset View Memorial gardens. Fred was born September 15, 1925 in Stephenson, Virginia. He was the son of the late James and Grace Kiger Hepner. He served in the US Navy during WWII , D-Day and the Korean Conflict. Honorably discharged from the US Navy as Seaman First Class, Fred studied and earned a Radio and Telephone Operators License in Florida. He went on to operate and sometimes announce at radio stations in North Carolina and Frederick, MD. In 1954 Fred moved his family to the Shenandoah Valley and here successfully owned and operated Mountain View Dairy Farm. Retiring from farming, Fred enjoyed horseback riding, hunting and fishing. And with his wife Connie, enjoyed “snow birding” in Florida and fishing for that “big bass that always seemed to get away”. During the course of his, life Fred wrote books about his experiences in the Navy, about his growing up at Hackwood plantation in Frederick County, and about the genealogy of the Hepner family. Fred is survived by 3 children, Bonnie Ann Hepner Keith and husband Tommy of Woodstock, Frederick R, Hepner, Jr., and special friend Joyce Smart, of Edinburg and Noah Edward Hepner and wife Amy Entwisle Hepner of Capon Springs, WV.; step-daughter, Sue E. Dovel and John Violett of Woodstock; 10 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and 5 great, great grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Denny Fravel, Chad Kuykendall, Cody Polk, Lee Hepner, Tommy Keith and Butch Kuykendall. Honorary Pallbearers will be Bruce Coffey, John Violett, Jimmy Hepner, Davy Polk and Andrew Hepner. The family will receive friends Tuesday, May 14, 2019 from 6-8 P.M. at Dellinger Funeral Home, Woodstock. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to Antioch Church of the Brethren Building Fund 23502 Senedo Road Woodstock, Virginia 22664.
Frederick R, Hepner, Sr. 93, of Woodstock passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Shenandoah Memorial Hospital. Services will be 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Antioch Church of the Brethren. Pastor George Bowers will officiate. Burial... View Obituary & Service Information
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