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George William “Bill” Eppright

George William “Bill” Eppright, 77 of Centerview, Missouri passed away Sunday, February 11, 2024 at his home.

Bill was born April 25, 1946 in Kansas City, Missouri, son of George McElwee Eppright and Raudolin Valentine (Dow) Eppright.
He graduated from Chilhowee High School.

He was united in marriage to his wife, Donna June Houx on December 31, 1994 in Centerview. The couple would make their home in Chilhowee.
Bill’s employment history included Missouri Gas Energy until retiring in 2008 and farming.

He enjoyed travelling and spending time with his grandchildren.

Survivors include his daughter: Christine Riecke (Keith) of Wentzville, MO; son: David Eppright (Stefanie) of Centerview, MO; daughter-in-law: Diana Taylor of Centerview, MO; sister: Marolin Kelly of Augusta, KS; ex-wife: Holli Burge of Warrensburg, MO; nephews: Barney and Jimmy; niece: Julie; seven grandchildren: Nicole Taylor, Jackson Riecke, Sam Riecke, Mayzie Eppright, Hunter, Maddox and Ryker; nine great grandchildren and special fur baby, “Rascal.”

Bill was preceded in death by his parents: George and Raudolin Eppright; wife: Donna Eppright; stepson: Timothy Taylor; and niece: Anne McPherson.

Funeral Services were Friday, February 16, 2024 at Northside Christian Church in Warrensburg with Rev. Sid Tiller officiating. Interment followed at Pisgah Cemetery, located north of Chilhowee.

Pallbearers were: Brady Bryan, Scott Simmons, Keith Riecke, Sam Riecke, Jackson Riecke, and Greg Callahan. Honorary pallbearers were: Jerry Short, Jimmy Kelly, Barney Kelly, and Ron Shaw.

The family received friends one hour prior to service at the church.

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