Jimmie Miles Epperly, 68, of Lexington passed away October 20, 2020 at his home. Cremation has been entrusted to Walker-Nadler-Fuller Funeral Home, 1720 South Street, Lexington, MO 64067, 660-259-2245. Memories and condolences may be left at www.LedfordFamilyFH.com
Jimmie was born November 26, 1951 in Lexington to Jesse Epperly and Margaret (Hoeppner) Isaacson. He graduated from Leavenworth, WA High School in 1969. He worked as a Lafayette County Sheriff’s Deputy for over 15 years and then retired, after 15 years, from Lake City where he worked as a millwright. Jimmie loved restoring classic cars, he was a handy man who was talented in welding and carpentry. He also enjoyed Louis Lamar novels and watching westerns.
Jimmie is survived by his companion of over 18 years, Tamara Kennedy of Lexington; his children, Kandi Wilson of Wenatchee, WA, Jesse Epperly of Leavenworth, WA and Jeff Epperly of Blue Springs, MO; grandchildren Jessica Wilson and Ronnie Wilson; step children, Gabriel Oliva, Rachael Kreie, Megan Zeller and Amber Hammond; 13 step grandchildren; sister Donna Saddoris of Urich, MO; and his faithful companion, his cat, Captain. He was preceded in death by his parents.