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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