Vernon E. Hepp, 85, of New Athens, IL, born June 2, 1929 in Red Bud, IL, passed away on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at Oak Hill Nursing Home in Waterloo, IL. Mr. Hepp was owner’operator of Hepp Truck Service in New Athens. He was a member of St. John United Church of Christ in New Athens, The Freeburg Masonic Lodge, Broad Hollow Grange and the Midwest Truckers Association.
Mr. Hepp was preceded in death by his parents; Arthur C. and Alma L., nee Spalt, Hepp.
Vernon is survived by his loving wife, Betty Rose,nee Koenigstein, Hepp;3 children David (Sue) Hepp of New Athens, IL, Cheryl Zanders of Red Bud, IL and Dennis (Bonny) Hepp of Red Bud, IL, 7 grandchildren; Dionne (Scott) Harriss, Clayton (Ali) Hepp, Michael (Christy) Hammel, Nicole Zanghi, Lisa (Dan) Martino, Daniel (Molly) Hepp and Jeremy Hepp, 10 great grandchildren.
Condolences to the family may be left online at www.heilschuessler.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 3, 2015 at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL and from 9 to 10 a.m. on Monday, May 4, 2015 at St. John United Church of Christ in New Athens, IL
Funeral: Services will held at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 4, 2015 at St. John United Church of Christ in New Athens, IL with Rev. Dr. Robert Koch officiating. Burial will follow at St. Marcus Cemetery in Red Bud, IL
Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL is in charge of the arrangements.