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James A. Hepler

July 3, 1975 ~ July 4, 2021 (age 46) 46 Years Old


James A. Hepler, 46 of Clarion formerly of East Brady died Sunday, July 4, 2021 at his residence.

Born July 3, 1975 in Tucson, AZ, he was the son of James R. and Jacquelyn L. (Duncan) Hepler.

On September 12, 2007, James married the former Amy L. Bobbert, she survives.

James had worked as a short order cook at both the All Stars and the Outlook Inn Restaurants in East Brady.  He also was employed by Walmart in Butler and most recently, worked at TTSR in Knox.

James enjoyed video gaming, especially playing Dungeons and Dragons.  His children meant the world to him, and he enjoyed teaching and spending time with them.

He is survived by his wife Amy L. Hepler of Clarion, two sons; Andrew J. Hepler and Zachary A. Hepler and one daughter; Ashlyn R. Hepler all of Clarion.  He is also survived by his parents; James and Jacquelyn Hepler of East Brady, one brother; Russell (Shannon Aites) Hepler of East Brady, one sister-in-law; Beth (Darren Smith) Anthony of Hawthorn and his special nieces. 

James was preceded in death by one brother; Andrew Hepler.

Friends of James A. Hepler will be received from 11:00-1:00 PM Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at Buechele Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc. 707 Kellys Way, East Brady, PA 16028.

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July 7, 2021

11:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Buechele Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc.
707 Kelly's Way
East Brady, PA 16028


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