Ralph Epperson, age 79, of Newport, passed away on Saturday, February 22, 2020.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He was a faithful member of the Newport Church of Christ and an avid fan of the Kentucky Wildcats.
He was preceded in death by his stepson, Rodney Lane.
He is survived by his loving wife, Mary Epperson, his son, Rodney (Meredith) Epperson, grandchildren, Eli and Aria Epperson of Ohio, his stepson, Mark Lane of Cosby, his step grandchildren, Marcus (Adriene) Lane, Nathan Lane, Matt Lane, Macie Lane, and several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
A special “thank you” to all of the nurses and staff that were so good to Ralph at the Dialysis Center in Newport.
Per his request, there will be a graveside service at Union Cemetery on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. with Minister Tommy Golmon officiating.
Pallbearers will be Nathan Lane, Connie Ball, C.J. Ball, Scott Layman, Jonathan Layman, and B.J. Woody.
Brown Funeral Home is honored to serve the Ralph Epperson family.
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