2013-04-10 / Obituaries

Richard Von Epeards, 80

Richard Von Epeards, age 80, of Ellettsville, formerly of Spencer, passed away Monday, April 8, 2013 at IU Health-Morgan Hospital in Martinsville. He was born in Indianapolis on May 17, 1932. He was an Air Force veteran, serving for several years. Richard drove for Thatcher Trucking before his retirement. He was a member of the Spencer VFW Post #1405. He enjoyed watching TV, old westerns, and sporting events, especially IU basketball.

Mr. Epeards is survived by his wife of 62 years, Grace Ella (Archer) Epeards; children, Dan (Lu Ella) Epeards, Steve (Pam) Epeards, Cindy (Bill) Day, Brian (Champaign) Epeards and Gary (Janie) Epeards; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Hilda Shepherd and Ike Thompson; and brother, Bill Epeards.

No services are scheduled.

West & Parrish & Pedigo Funeral Home in Spencer is assisting the family.

Online condolences may be made to the family at: www.westparrishpedigo.com.

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