Richard L. Hepner

Born: Thu., Nov. 25, 1948
Died: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018


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Richard L. Hepner, 69, of Mackeyville, PA, met his Savior on January 11, 2018 at the Gatehouse Hospice in Williamsport, PA. He was born November 25, 1948 in Renovo to the late William & Margurite Raymond Hepner.

He was united in marriage on October, 20, 1973, to Cathy E. (Andrus) Hepner, who survives at home, they celebrated 43 years of marriage.

Richard graduated from Bucktail High School in 1967.  During his high school years, he was an avid athlete. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy.  In the Early 70's, he served on the Renovo Police Force, before becoming Director of Law Enforcement at Lock Haven University for 38 years, before retiring in 2007.  After retirement, he started Hepner's Auction Service. 

Richard attended the First Baptist Church in Lock Haven. He had a wonderful sense of humor and a positive outlook on life.  He enjoyed golfing, hunting, and classic cars.

In addition to his wife, Richard is survived by one son; Marc R. (Launa) Hepner of Oregon, one daughter; Amy (Brian) Kramer of Lock Haven; two grandchildren; Violet & Nolan Kramer. He is also survived by two brothers; William Hepner and Bernard (Shirley) Gaines, two sisters; Judy Regis, and Winnie Pentz; one niece and several nephews.

Keeping with Richard's wishes, there will be no funeral or memorial service.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Yost-Gedon Funeral Home & Cremation Services, LLC, 121 W. Main St., Lock Haven.

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Karen Rogers
   Posted Sat January 13, 2018
Cathy and Amy, I am so sorry about the loss of your beloved husband and father. He is a man I remember fondly from early in my teaching career. May your memories bring you peace and comfort during this difficult time.

Arlene Wagner Kerstetter
   Posted Sun January 14, 2018
Dear Cathy, Marc, Amy and families,
Dick left so many memories for you all to cry over now and someday smile about. Living next door to you for several years remind me of the kindness Dick always have his neighbors. He always had a smile, like the time my mother chased him with a water hose till the hose ran out halfway across the road. We laughed about that for years. My mother and I laughed about it yesterday. He loved life and everything and everyone around him. Your loss is very hard now, but remember all the joy he gave many, many people.
Thinking of you all, Arlene (and Glendayle) and Dennis Kerstetter.

Dennis B Grenninger
   Posted Mon January 15, 2018
My deepest sympathy to the entire family, I know what it is to lose a spouse and my heart goes out to the entire family. May God help you thorough this process and bless you with his guidance.

Terry and Pamela Allen
   Posted Mon January 15, 2018
So sorry for your lost Cathy. A true friend , he could always put a smile on your face. will truly be missed, Terry@ Pam

Robert S Hall
   Posted Tue January 16, 2018
My deepest sympathy goes out to the Hepner family. I worked for Mr. H at LHU. I truly appreciated him giving me the opportunity to be a Police Officer here at the University. Rest in Peace Chief.

Sam and Bonnie Probst and Family
   Posted Tue January 16, 2018
Dear Cathy,

We are deeply saddened to hear of Richard's passing. Dick was a good man; he was a wonderful husband, father, and community servant !

We will be thinking about you and your family and praying for you during this difficult time!
Sincerely, Sam and Bonnie Probst

Angie Howard
   Posted Wed January 17, 2018
My sympathy to the Hepner family for your loss. Mr Hepner was my boss at Lock Haven University and I have many wonderful memories of working for him. He will be missed by many. Thoughts and prayers for the entire family.


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