CORINTH - Donald E. Kepple Sr., 77, the husband of Dona (Crossman) Kepple, died April 22, 2014 at his residence. He was born Sept. 11, 1936, in Leechburg, PA, the son of Howard and Benica (Shellhammer) Kepple.
He had worked as a welder at GE for 23 years, retiring in 1994. He loved watching Soul's Harbor, being with his family and his dog, Shadow.
Surviving in addition to his wife of 34 years are two sons, Donald Kepple Jr. and his wife, Barbara of Corinth and Howard Kepple and his wife, Joan of Michigan; a daughter, Vanessa Holmes and her husband, Tim of Hermon; three stepchildren, Kim (Crossman) Ford and her husband, Roger of Bangor, Laurie (Crossman) Bonney and husband, Scott of Stetson and Gary Crossman and his wife, Theresa of FL; three sisters, Shirley and Lois of PA and Coleen of FL; a brother, Howard Kepple of PA; 19 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren; four special friends, Luann and Vernon Speed and Gordon and Georgia Rinks; many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the Thompson Funeral Home, 17 Hudson Road, Corinth. Friends are invited to visit with the family from 10 a.m. until time of service. Those who wish may make donations to the family @ Donna Kepple, 19 O'Roak Road, Corinth, ME 04427. Please visit www.ThompsonFuneralHome.org