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Robert D. Hepburn, Jr.
1949-2022

Robert D. Hepburn, Jr., age 73 of Penfield, PA died Friday, September 2, 2022 at Penn Highlands DuBois Hospital.

 

Born on July 5, 1949 in Clearfield, PA, he was the son of the late Robert D. and Berna (Waite) Hepburn, Sr.

 

On October 31, 1985, he married Gloria (Lansberry) Hepburn. She survives.

 

He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps having served in the Vietnam War.  Bob was the recipient of numerous combat ribbons and medals including a Purple Heart and the Presidential Unit Citation.

 

Bob was a fully disabled veteran and in his working years, he was a carpenter.

 

He was a member of both the George D. Montgomery American Legion Post 17 in DuBois and the John Shade American Legion Post 6 in Clearfield.   He was a life member of the Penfield Fireman’s Club, and was a member of the James J. Patterson Post 813 VFW.  He loved woodworking, collecting blue cobalt glass, and more importantly, taking care of “his girls”.

 

He is survived by 2 daughters (Tonya Scruggs & her husband Michael of Brockport, PA and Heather Hepburn of DuBois, PA) 5 grandchildren (Mercedes, Juliet, & Adrianna Hepburn, and Cody & Austin Scruggs), 3 brothers (Harry Hepburn & his wife Jackie, Jack Hepburn & his wife Deb, and Randy Hepburn & his wife Tassy), a sister (Bobbie Jo Schultz & her husband Ken) and a sister-in-law (Gina Hepburn).

 

He was preceded in death by 2 brothers (David & Kenneth Hepburn).

 

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 7, 2022 from 4 to 7 pm at the Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc

 

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 8, 2022 at 11 am from the funeral home with Pastor Terry Felt officiating.

 

Full military honors will be accorded from the funeral home by the members of the DuBois Area Honor Guard.

 

Although flowers are appreciated, in lieu of flowers the family would like memorials to be placed with the Penfield Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 53, Penfield, PA 15849.