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James R Keplinger

January 1, 1949 ~ February 7, 2021 (age 72)

Obituary

James R. Keplinger, 72, passed away Sunday, February 7, 2021 at his residence surrounded by his family and under the care of Kindred Hospice. He was born in Greenville, Ohio on January 1, 1949 to James and Elise Strong Keplinger and lived in Milford, Ohio until moving to Glennville in 1996. James was a US Air Force Veteran and was a service manager for Zerox Corporation for 40 years serving the Georgia coast all the way to Jacksonville. He enjoyed the beach and repaired and restored old clocks. James loved to play golf, grow orchids and was a member of Deep South Orchid Society (DSOS). He is preceded in death by his parents.

            He is survived by:

                        Wife, Patty Keplinger of Glennville, Georgia

                        Children, Sean Keplinger (Lisa) of Milford, Ohio
                                        Amy Kicklighter of Glennville, Georgia
                                        Tori MacMillan (Jamie) of Midville, Ohio

                        Siblings, Regina Keplinger of Fayetteville, Ohio
                                        Sharon Brown of Fayetteville, Ohio
                                        Gary Keplinger (Toni) of Fayetteville, Ohio

Grandchildren, Kaylee Keplinger, Aubrie Keplinger, Molly Keplinger,
Jakob Keplinger, Stephanie Keplinger, Cade Kicklighter, Maddox Kicklighter, Macie MacMillan, JP MacMillan

            Several other relatives also survive.

Private services will be held at a later date.

Care and services are entrusted to Brannen Kennedy Funeral Home of Glennville, Georgia.

 

 

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