Obituary for Marshall Kepley
Marshall E. Kepley, age 77, died Friday, September 15, 2017, at Vibra Hospital in Amarillo, Texas. He was born May 20, 1940, in Satanta, Kansas, the son of Edward B. and Helen (King) Kepley.
Marshall attended Golden Grade School and graduated from Grant County Rural High School in 1958. He married Roberta Freeman on May 20, 1962, in Liberal, Kansas, at Grace Lutheran Church. They soon moved to Ulysses where he worked at Ulysses Equipment for 10 years. In 1972, Marshall and his family moved to Hugoton and he was the manager at Stevco Implement. In 1985, he began farming some of the Kepley ground in Grant County. Marshall served on the Ulysses Co-op board, and was a member of Jaycees and Faith Lutheran Church in Hugoton. He enjoyed spending time with his grandkids and attending their activities. Marshall was also an avid reader, enjoying books about history and World War II. He was one of the original members of the District 6 Golden Rangers.
Survivors include his wife Roberta of their home; daughters, Donna Reed and husband Ray of Amarillo, Texas, and Tammy Kepley of Hugoton, Kansas; brothers, Jim Kepley and wife Linda of Ulysses, Kansas, and David Kepley and wife Ann of Bernalillo, New Mexico; grandchildren, Kylie Reed, Tate Reed and wife Jessica, Cassidy Chavez and husband Josh; great-granddaughter, Rocelyn Reed; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Marshall is preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at Faith Lutheran Church in Hugoton, Kansas with Reverend Andrew Wehling officiating. A private family burial will be at the Hugoton Cemetery. Friends may call Monday, September 18, 2017, from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Garnand Funeral Home in Hugoton. Memorial contributions may be given to Pheasant Heaven Charities in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 423 S Main, Hugoton, KS 67951.