RICHARD ROBERT "BOB" LEPPER
Richard Robert "Bob" Lepper,91, of Quincy died at 6:25 a.m. Wednesday (May 15, 2013) in Sunset Home.
Born August 19, 1921 in Quincy, Bob was the son of William and Hilda Bornman Lepper. He married Joann Yates on October 4, 1947 in Quincy. She preceded him in death on April 2, 1999.
Bob was an active member of St. James Lutheran Church. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, woodworking, reading and model railroading. He especially loved spending time with his family and friends. Mr. Lepper served his country in the United States Army during World War II recieving a Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon with two bronze battle stars.
Mr. Lepper owned and operated Lepper Electric in Quincy from 1946 until his retirement on May 1, 1990 and was a 67 year member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local No. 34.
Survivors include three daughters, Kay Goldberger (Rev. Jack), Andrea Schneider (Tom) both of Bettendorf, IA and Juliane Jenkins (Rev. Jerald) of Liberty; three grandchildren, Regina Behmlander (Christian)of Center Point, IA, Aaron Goldberger of Bettendorf, IA and Adam Goldberger of Davenport, IA; three great grandchildren, Devereaux Patrick Hartnett and Callaghan McCauly Hartnett and Reilly O'Brien Hartnett all of Center Point, IA.
Mr. Lepper was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Joann; a brother, William Lepper Jr and a sister-in-law, Janet Gardner.
Private graveside services will be held in Greenmount Cemetery with the Rev. Jack Goldberger officiating.
Memorials may be made to the Prader-Willi Syndrom or Addicts Victorious.
The Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home are in charge of the arrangements.