James A. Hepler

James A. Hepler

Cuyahoga Falls -

'Together Again'

James A. Hepler, 85, died February 1, 2021. Born in Fredericktown PA on July 3, 1935, he was a standout athlete and football player in high school, was a resident of Cuyahoga Falls since 1956, a U.S. Army Reserve veteran serving through Ft. Knox, and had retired as a tool and die maker from Ford Motor Co. Mr. Hepler was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, the Knights of Columbus, and the American Legion Hason-Cole Post 391, Fredericktown, PA. He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Shirley, in 2017, his parents Charles and Edna Hepler, siblings Eleanor (Richard) Parks, Betty (Kenneth) Hoover, Charles (Beverly) Hepler, Polly (Tom) Welling, Emma Jean (Harold) Ball, Edna Lee (William) Kotch and Barbara Hager. He is survived by his daughter Lisa Ann (Charles) Riedel; son Joe (Mary Elizabeth) Hepler; grandchildren, Brittany, Brian (Kodi) and Bradley Riedel, Kayla, Daniel, Katrina and Audrey Hepler; brothers, John (Diane) Hepler, Kenneth (Karen) Hepler, Ronald Hager, and many beloved nieces and nephews. Fr. Tom McCann will conduct service Saturday 11 AM at Redmon Funeral Home, where friends may call from 9:30 AM until service time. Livestreaming of the funeral service, beginning at 11 AM, may be seen at facebook.com/Redmonfuneralhome. Private burial Fairview Cemetery. Should friends desire, memorials may be made to Valley Firefighters, Inc., P.O. Box 8, Peninsula 44264 or Stow FOP Lodge #82, 3800 Darrow Road, Stow 44224. (REDMON, STOW, 330-688-6631)

Published on February 04, 2021