Paul James Epperson, 73, passed away Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. Paul was born to Fred and Locky Epperson on Aug. 18, 1944, in Kokomo. He worked for Continental Steel for 23 years, then at Chrysler for 15 ½ years. He was a member of Local 685. Paul married his wife of 24 years, Kathy, on Nov. 21, 1992.
Paul loved to collect everything. He was a fan of the Indianapolis Colts, the Cincinnati Reds, and NASCAR's Tony Stewart. He watched wrestling every Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Paul enjoyed gardening tomatoes and being outside in the summer. He loved life, and he loved his family.
Paul is survived by his wife, Kathy Epperson; children, Paul Epperson, Mendy Reeves, Paula (James Reis) Blunt, Jaetta (William) Ferguson; stepchildren, Eddie Sanders and Andy (Cathy) Sanders; sisters, Barbara Vorhees and Elsie (Will) Bolton; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Paul was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Locky Epperson; brother-in-law, Ron Vorhees; granddaughter, Brenda Blunt; and his two dogs, Chip and Lucy.
Family and friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, at Ellers Webster Street Chapel. A funeral service with military honors will follow visitation at 1 p.m. Visit ellersmortuarywebster.com to view Paul's obituary and leave an online condolence for the family.
Published on September 25, 2017