Robert D. Eppley, Sr.

February 2, 1949 ~ October 26, 2018 (age 69)

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Robert D. “Bob” Eppley, Sr., 69, of Marietta, passed away on Friday, October 26, 2018 at Hospice & Community Care in Mount Joy. Born Wednesday, February 2, 1949 in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Roy and Mary (Swaggert) Eppley. He was married 52 years to Delilah (Ebersole) Eppley.

Bob was a manager for Weis Market in Silver Springs. He was a man of strong family values and loved spending time with his family. Bob also enjoyed playing bingo at the Columbia Firehouse.

In addition to his wife Delilah, he is survived by three children: Robert D. Eppley, Jr. (Kim) of Marietta; Tonia Pettus (Joseph) of Mount Joy and Shonda Jenkins (Marc) of Mount Joy; 13 grandchildren: Ashely Eppley, Nicole Eppley, Albert Waters, Victoria Shuler (Mathew), Devon Herr, Kyndra Shope-Williams, Erica Embly, Midiala Candenas, Ivan Candenas, Marcos Rodriguez, Ethan Rodriguez, George Greaves (Natalie) and Laurie Greaves; five great grandchildren: Albie Waters, Blaine Waters, Kylee Shuler, Logan Geist and Kyrie Greaves; two brothers: Roy Eppley, Jr. (Carol) of Florida and Barry Eppley (Mary) of Marietta, and a sister Sue Mumaw (Tom) of Elizabethtown.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church, 190 Fulling Mill Road, Middletown, PA 17057 at 12:00 Noon. Interment will take place at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Bob’s name made be made to Hospice & Community Care, 685 Good Drive, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125. Memories and condolences may be share at

Arrangements entrusted to Smedley-Finkenbinder Funeral Home & Crematory, Marietta, PA 17547.

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Memorial Service
November 3, 2018

12:00 PM
Glad Tidings Assembly of God
190 Fulling Mill Road
Middletown, PA 17057

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