Bennett - Bertram Funeral Home

Orris Donald Peppers    of Hodgenville

• Wednesday, July 26, 2017
   from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
   at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home
• Thursday, July 27, 2017
   from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
   at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home

• Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 2:00 PM
   at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home

Orris Donald Peppers, age 92, of Hodgenville, passed away, Saturday, July 22, 2017, at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home in Hodgenville.

He was born July 31, 1924, to Elmer and Mable Edwards Peppers. When he was 18 years old he joined the US Army and served four years in the South Pacific during WWII, after returning home he worked at Fort Knox and the Hodgenville Police Department where he served as Chief of Police for 10 years and was a member of Our Lady Mercy Catholic Church.

Donald was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Lucille Laha and Margie Hoyle and a brother, Billy Peppers.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Natalene Wells Peppers; a daughter, Theresa (Phil) Hornung of Louisville; a son, Don (Rachela) Peppers of Blue Ridge, Georgia; two granddaughters, Tonilyn (David Hussey) Hornung and Merilee (Greg Fitzsimmons) Hornung all of Los Angeles; a great-grandson Emrys Hussey of Los Angeles; two sisters, Carolyn Brannon of Elizabethtown and Loree Robertson of Illinois; and a brother, Ronnie Peppers of Hodgenville.

Funeral services will be 2 PM Thursday, July 27, 2017, at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville, Rev. Mike Williams and Deacon Jim Cecil will officiate. Burial follows in Barren Run Cemetery.

Visitation will be 5 to 8 PM Wednesday and after 10 AM Thursday at the funeral home.