Richard D. Keplinger Sr.

Richard D. Keplinger Sr., 87, of Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, March 10, 2020, at 1:25 a.m. at Parkview Huntington Hospital on Tuesday, March 10, 2020.

Mr. Keplinger worked at Peabody Seating Co. in North Manchester for 15 years and in maintenance at Huntington College for 15 years.   He also worked 13 years at the street department for the City of Huntington.

He was born May 14, 1932, in LaFontaine to John and Mary Beard Keplinger. He married Sarah Elzey on May 10, 1952, and she survives.

Additional survivors are two sons, Richard D.  “Rick” Keplinger Jr. and Jeff W. Keplinger, both of Huntington; three daughters, Deborah Parmelee, June Frederick and Janet R. Jones, all of Huntington; a sister, Elsie Kiefer, of Huntington; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a grandson, Jamie Frederick.
Calling is Thursday, March 12, 2020, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington, IN 46750. Additional calling will be held on Friday, March 13, 2020, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. a th funeral home preceding the 1 p.m. funeral service, with Rev. Brooks Fetters officiating. A private burial will be held at a later date.

Memorials are to Parkview Home Health & Hospice or the American Heart Association, in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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