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R. David "Dave" Kepner

R. David “Dave” Kepner, 73 of Millcreek Twp, Sandy Lake, passed away on December 27, 2019 at UPMC Hamot. Dave was born in Sharon on February 17, 1946 to the late Reed C. and Twila (Slater) Kepner. He was a graduate of Lakeview High School and went on to attend New Castle School of Trades. Dave worked as a fitter at Westinghouse in Sharon until its closure as well as owned and operated Kepner’s Farm and Produce in Sandy Lake. Dave was a member of Stoneboro Presbyterian Church as well as the Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Assoc. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting, especially with black powder. He always enjoyed the comradery of his hunting buddies and had great memories of his elk hunting expeditions in Colorado and pheasant hunting in South Dakota. Dave’s love for his grandchildren will forever be embedded in their hearts. He enjoyed sharing outdoor activities with them, visiting with them, and supporting their school functions and athletic events. He was a very proud Papa. Dave is survived by his wife, Susan Fletcher Kepner, at home; daughter Molly Foster and husband Jack; son Nathan and wife Jayne; grandson Reed Foster; granddaughters Zoe Kepner and Delaney Kepner; brothers Ralph Kepner and wife Dixie and Dale Kepner and wife Sue; sisters Diane Gossett and husband Chris and Donna Griffin and husband Duane; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Joe and Robin Chalmers; as well as several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Dave was preceded in death by his beloved granddaughter, Mackenzie Foster. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Black Funeral Homes, Stoneboro & Sandy Lake. A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorials in Dave’s name may be made to the Lakeview Girls Basketball Boosters, C/O Jennifer Alexander, 35 Swartz Rd, Stoneboro, PA 16153. www.BlackFuneralHomes.net

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