Joseph W. Kepler

March 12, 1959 ~ February 26, 2021 (age 61)


Joseph W. Kepler, 61, of Chillicothe, went to be with the Lord at 5:08 p.m. Friday, February 26, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family following an extended illness.

     He was born March 12, 1959 to the late Leslie and Mazie Rutter Kepler. 

     Surviving are his partner, Tiffany Trosin; children, Jojeanna (Tim) Kepler, Elizabeth (Brian) Daniels, Ryan Kepler and Katie (Tim) Shoemaker; grandkids, Klarrissa, Matthew, Joshua and Gracie; a sister, Barbara Jones; brothers, George (Margaret) Kepler and John (Melissa) Kepler; and many nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by brothers, David and Ora; sisters, Mary, Leslie, Jane, Doris, Diane and Cora; and his faithful companion, his dog Coco. 

     Joseph served in the United States Army.  He was an avid Ohio State Buckeye and Cleveland Browns fan.

     Private funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 3, 2021 in the WARE FUNERAL HOME with Hospice Chaplain Dr. Cameron Caseman officiating.  A public graveside committal service will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery.  Private calling hours will be held in the WARE FUNERAL HOME Tuesday evening.

     In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Ware Funeral Home.

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