John Henry Epperson

John Henry Epperson

 

John Henry Epperson, 93, born 28 May 1926, died Saturday, April 25, 2020 in Port St Lucie Fla.

John was born in Louisiana, Mo., to Harvey Carelton Epperson and Mildred Inez Lee, and raised in Bowling Green, Mo.

As part of the “Greatest Generation,” he joined the Army at 18 to fight in WW2, serving in Co. K, 60th Infantry Reg., 9th Infantry Division in Gen. George Patton’s command. He later served in the Air Force.

John’s parents, wife, Mary Teague of Ooltewah Tenn., sisters, Francis Hogue and Dorothy Fletcher of Bowling Green, all died earlier. He is survived by his daughter, Wendy L. White of O’Fallon, sons, Larry W. Epperson of Wentzville, Brian S. Epperson of Port St Lucie Fla., brother, Harvey Louis “Buddy” Epperson of Lees Summit, Mo., grandchildren, Craig Copeland, Cari Feldewerth, Chelsey Wolfe, Jeremy Epperson, Cory Epperson, Jessica Epperson and great grandchildren, Nicolette Jackson, Madison Copeland, Jake Feldewerth, Drew Feldewerth, Alexah Wolfe, Trevor Wolfe and Octavia Glenny-Epperson.

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