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Clifton Orval Keplinger

May 20, 1925 November 18, 2018
Clifton Orval Keplinger
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Obituary for Clifton Orval Keplinger

Clifton Orval Keplinger, 93, of Bridgewater, passed away Sunday, November 18, 2018 at his home.

He was born in Maysville, WV on May 20, 1925, and was a son of the late Jacob Garland and Edith Mary Susan (Schartiger) Keplinger.

Cliff worked as an optician at Colony Optical, retiring in 1987. He continued to work after retirement at Williamson Hughes Pharmacy, Bluestone Optical, Valley Optical and Bridgewater IGA. He was a member of the Bridgewater Church of the Brethren where he ushered for over 50 years. He served in the U.S. Navy during WW II and served in both the Atlantic & Pacific Theaters. He was a member of Myers Hodges VFW Post # 8644, and the Bridgewater Volunteer Fire Department

He was united in marriage on October 5, 1946 to Valley May (Swartz) Keplinger, who preceded him in death on March 21, 2018.

He is survived by three daughters, Donna Miller, Karen Hess and husband Gary, and
Julie Huffman, all of Harrisonburg; son, Kevin Keplinger and wife Penny, of Bridgewater; a sister, Eilene Meyerhoeffer, of Mt. Crawford. He is also survived by six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and one great great granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by his grandson, Aaron Keplinger, two sisters, Arvella Cleaver and Viola Mongold, and four brothers, Cletus Keplinger, Garland Keplinger, Lyle Keplinger, and Clinton Keplinger.

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Friday, November 23, 2018 at Bridgewater Church of the Brethren with Pastor Jeffery Carr officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Lawn Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 from 7:00 to 8:00 PM at the Johnson Funeral Service in Bridgewater.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Bridgewater Church of the Brethren 420 College View Drive Bridgewater, VA 22812.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.johnsonfs.com.


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visitation

Wednesday

21

Nov

7:00 PM 11/21/2018 7:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/21/2018 8:00:00 PM
Johnson Funeral Service - Bridgewater Location

208 South Main Street
Bridgewater, VA 22812

Johnson Funeral Service - Bridgewater Location
208 South Main Street Bridgewater 22812 VA
United States

funeral service

Friday

23

Nov

1:00 PM 11/23/2018 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 11/23/2018 2:00:00 PM
Bridgewater Church of the Brethren

420 College View Drive
Bridgewater, VA 22812

Pastor Jeffery Carr officiating. Burial to follow service.

Bridgewater Church of the Brethren
420 College View Drive Bridgewater 22812 VA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oak Lawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

Corner of N.Main St. & Oakwood Dr.
Bridgewater, VA 22812

Corner of N.Main St. & Oakwood Dr. Bridgewater 22812 VA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Bridgewater Church of the Brethren

420 College View Drive
Bridgewater, VA 22812
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