Fredric J. Knepper

January 21, 2014

Knepper, Fredric Obituary

Fredric Joel Knepper, 82, South Madden Road, Hustontown, PA died Tuesday evening, January 21, 2014 at Pinnacle Health-Harrisburg Hospital, Harrisburg, PA.

Born February 28, 1931 in Taylor Township, Fulton County, he was the son of the late Joel and Ferne (Wright) Knepper.  He was married to Ruth Hawkins on March 28, 1955.  She died June 14, 2005.  Also preceding in death was his long time companion, Joyce Bookheimer who died October 26, 2010.

Mr. Knepper is survived by four children:  Milton F. Knepper, Hustontown; Melinda F. Clark and husband Jim, Jasper, AL; Monica J. Mellott and husband Barry, Hustontown; and Mark D. Knepper and wife Lisa, Hustontown.

There are 9 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

Two brothers survive: Glenn Knepper of Greencastle, PA and Larry Knepper of New Holland, PA.

Mr. Knepper was a member of Center United Methodist Church, Waterfall, PA.

A lifelong farmer, he was a member and former director of the Fulton County Farm Bureau and served nine years on the Farm Service Agency County Committee.  

A Korean War veteran serving from June 1953--August 1954, he was a Staff Sergeant and squad leader with E Company, 15th Infantry, 3rd Infantry Division.  He was a member of the Korean Veterans Association, 3rd Division Association, 15th Infantry Association and “Outpost Harry’ Survivors Association.

Also Mr. Knepper belonged to the Forbes Road Lions Club and VFW Post 655, McConnellsburg, PA.

Mr. Knepper enjoyed cutting firewood, open mike night at the Hustontown Fire Hall and attending local ice cream festivals.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, January 27, 2014 at the Center United Methodist Church, Waterfall, PA with Pastor Betty Secrest officiating.  Interment will be at Center Cemetery.  Friends may call at the M. R. Brown Funeral Home, 301 Pitt St., Hustontown, PA from 4—8:00 p.m. on Sunday and at the church one hour before the service on Monday.

Online condolences and further information may be obtained at funeralfinder.com.




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January 26, 2014
4:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Visitation I
M R Brown Funeral Home

301 Pitt St
Hustontown, PA 17229
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January 27, 2014
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

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Center United Methodist Church

3195 Doran Rd
Three Springs, PA 17264
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January 27, 2014
2:00 p.m.

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Center United Methodist Church

3195 Doran Rd
Three Springs, PA 17264
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January 27, 2014

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Center Cemetery

Waterfall, PA


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