Richard L. Hepner

Richard L. Hepner, 69, of Mackeyville, met his Savior on Jan. 11, 2018 at the Gatehouse Hospice in Williamsport.

He was born Nov. 25, 1948 in Renovo to the late William and Margurite Raymond Hepner.

He was united in marriage on Oct. 20, 1973 to Cathy E. (Andrus) Hepner, who survives at home. They celebrated 43 years of marriage.

Richard graduated from Bucktail High School in 1967. During his high school years, he was an avid athlete.

He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy.

In the early ’70s, he served on the Renovo Police Force before becoming Director of Law Enforcement at Lock Haven University for 38 years, retiring in 2007.

After retirement, he started Hepner’s Auction Service.

Richard attended the First Baptist Church in Lock Haven. He had a wonderful sense of humor and a positive outlook on life. He enjoyed golfing, hunting, and classic cars.

In addition to his wife, Richard is survived by one son, Marc R. (Launa) Hepner of Oregon; one daughter, Amy (Brian) Kramer of Lock Haven; two grandchildren, Violet and Nolan Kramer. He is also survived by two brothers, William Hepner and Bernard and his wife Shirley Gaines; two sisters, Judy Regis and Winnie Pentz; one niece and several nephews.

Keeping with Richard’s wishes, there will be no funeral or memorial service.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Yost-Gedon Funeral Home & Cremation Services, LLC, 121 W. Main St., Lock Haven.

Online thoughts and memories can be made at www.yost-gedonfuneralhome.com