David L. “Keppy” Kephart

David L. “Keppy” Kephart, 68, of 139 Lynch Road, St. Marys, passed away Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at the DuBois Regional Medical Center after a brief illness.

He was born October 7, 1943 in Clearfield, son of the late Robert D. and Mary Vena Landsberry Kephart.  He was a graduate of DuBois Area High School, Class of 1962.  He was also a graduate of the Hiram-Walker Vocational School in Johnstown for electronics.  He had been a resident of St. Marys since 1965.  He was a former employee of the former Hoy’s Radio Service in St. Marys and then was the owner of the Hoy’s Appliance Repair.

On September 23, 1995 in St. Marys, he married Patricia A. Breindel, who survives.  He is also survived by three sisters, Betsy L. Kruckenberg of Clearfield, Katherine L. (Glaydon) Lucore of Penfield and Mary T. “Pum” (Glenn) Lucore of Penfield; and three brothers, James A. Kephart of DuBois, Thomas P. (Marianne) Kephart of Florida and Daniel L. (Charlene) Kephart of Penfield.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by six brothers, Robert J. Kephart, Anson W. Kephart, John C. Kephart, William F. Kephart,  Donald K. Kephart and one brother in infancy.

Mr. Kephart was a member of the St. Marys Lions Club and enjoyed camping and playing cards.

There will be no visitation.

A Mass and committal service will be held in the Sacred Heart Church at a later date.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Community Nurses Inc., Adult Day Services, 757 Johnsonburg Road, Suite 200, St. Marys, PA  15857 or to the St. Joseph Monastery, 303 Church Street, St. Marys, PA  15857.

Mark and Patti Wagner August 31, 2012 at 8:35 am

I’m so sorry to hear about Keppy. He was a good and honest man. He will be missed by so many people. You will be in our prayers and I hope to see you soon. Take care of yourself and may God Bless you!

Mark and Patti

Paul Fleming August 31, 2012 at 12:39 pm

I am so sorry, Patty. I will miss his quirky jokes, and all of his pool buddies will miss him dearly!

Lois D'amore September 1, 2012 at 7:06 am

Dear Patty,
I extend to you my sympathy on the loss of your husband. I know how hard it is to lose yor mate, but God will help you through this if you keep Him near you . Keppy was always nice to talk to when I would run into him downtown and in businsess. May God blesss you and keep you in His care. Lois D’Amore

Nancy Weirich Salter September 1, 2012 at 11:51 am

My sympathy, Patty.

Lorna Spade September 2, 2012 at 9:24 pm

Sorry to hear of Keppy’s passing. You have our deepest sympathy.
Take care of you, and God bless!
Clark & Lorna Spade
( Worked at Jed’s Resturant )

Rocco Petrilli September 3, 2012 at 11:29 am

One of a kind.

Rest in peace my friend.

Joan & Joe September 4, 2012 at 6:08 pm

We are so very sorry, but know he is at peace with Mom & Dad in heaven. We love him and you.

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