2011-12-29 / Obituaries

Donald L. Pepple

McConnellsburg, 74

Donald L. “Pete” Pepple, 74, McConnellsburg, died Sunday, December 25, 2011, at Harrisburg General Hospital, Harrisburg.

He was born in Bedford County, June 30, 1937, the son of the late George Pepple and Faye (Troutman) Weicht.

He served in the U. S. Marines as a PFC stationed in Japan and was part owner/operator of Pepple’s Auction Barn in Harrisonville where he designed The Barnyard Golf Minature Course.

He loved auctions, was an auctioneer and his pastime was collecting antiques and playing golf.

He is survived by a daughter, Jody Pepple of Frostburg, Md.; a son, Jeff Pepple of Mc- Connellsburg; a stepson, Paul Morningstar of Mc- Connellsburg; sisters: Mary and Carol; brothers: Rocky Weicht and Greg Pepple; and a step-grandson, Joshua Morningstar.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Ronald.

Services and interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements were made by Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg. Online condolences at www.howardlsipes.com.

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