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Bobby Gene Kiper

February 17, 1942 ~ May 22, 2017 (age 75)

Bobby Gene Kiper, age 75 of Hardinsburg, KY died Monday, May 22, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in McDaniels, KY on February 17, 1942, the son of the late Hubert Kiper, Sr. and Fannie Mae Darnell. He retired from American Olean Tile and was a member of Community Praise and Worship. He enjoyed watching TV, especially Walker Texas Ranger, gardening and watching the grass grow so he could mow, singing and playing his mandolin and listening to Bluegrass music. He loved watching his grandchildren play sports.

He was preceded in death by his son Barry Kiper, his grandson Christopher Kiper and his brother Hubert Kiper, Jr.

Bobby is survived by his wife Joyce Shartzer Kiper of Hardinsburg, KY
son and daughter-in-law: Denny and Cathy Kiper of Hardinsburg, KY
daughter and son-in-law: Missy and Michael Lee of Waxahachie, Texas
6 grandchildren: Branden, Emily and Adam Kiper, Hannah and Colin Lee, Kara Kiper
3 great grandchildren: Madison, Kyleigh and Mariah
3 brothers: Larry Kiper of Hardinsburg, KY 
Otis Kiper (Nancy) of Leitchfield, KY
Charles Kiper (Debbie) of Leitchfield, KY
1 sister: Phyllis Willis (Vernie) of Leitchfield, KY

Funeral services will be held at Community Praise and Worship on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 1 PM with  burial in the New Bethel Cemetery. Visitation will be held at Trent-Dowell Funeral Home on Wednesday, 3-8 PM and Thursday at the church after 9 AM.

Expressions of sympathy are requested to Community Praise and Worship.

 Service Information

May 24, 2017

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Trent-Dowell Funeral Home
308 South Hardin Street; P.O. Box 296
Hardinsburg, KY 40143

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