Robert James Kepner, 53, of Rocky Point, passed away on Monday, June 20, 2016, at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice. Robert was born in Corning, N.Y., on April 21, 1963, the son of Irving C. Kepner Jr. and the late Mary Ann Shonosky Kepner.
He is survived by his wife, Amy Pierce Kepner; son, Joshua Kepner; stepdaughter, Ryan Arnold, and her husband, Tod; and granddaughters, Kinley and Kenna Arnold; father, Irvin C. Kepner Jr. of Wilmington; sisters, Nancy Kepner Hill, and her husband, J.V. of Goldsboro, and Judi Kepner Marks, and her husband, Kevin, of Jacksonville; nieces and nephews, Matthew Hill, Courtney Hill, Tyler Marks, Keenan Marks, Zack Pitts and Zoey Pitts.
The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, June 23, at Northside Baptist Church, 2501 N. College Road, Wilmington. A celebration of life service will follow at 11 a.m. with Pastor Kenny Chinn officiating. Interment will be held in Oleander Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorials made to the Aim at Melanoma Foundation at tmcfunding.com in memory of Robert would be greatly appreciated.
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