Edgar F. Kiper, 95, Colfax, formerly of Hudson, Ky., died at 10:05 a.m. Saturday (Feb. 10, 2018) at OSF HealthCare St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington.
His funeral will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Duffy-Pils Memorial Home, Colfax, with Pastor Dan Jassman officiating. Visitation will be from 2 to 3:45 p.m. Wednesday at the memorial home.
A second funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Calvert Community Church, McDaniels, Ky. Visitation will be from 9 to 10:45 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will be in Calvert Community Church Cemetery, McDaniels, Ky. The family suggests memorials be given to Eastern McLean County Ambulance Association, Colfax, or Calvert Community Church, McDaniels, Ky.
He was born Nov. 16, 1922 in McDaniels, Ky., the son of Ezra and Della Mae Eskridge Kiper. He married Anna Saddler on Aug. 2, 1943. She died on July 18, 2010.
Survivors include his children, Edgar F. Kiper Jr., Hudson, Ky.; James (Nancy) Kiper, Colfax; Barbara (Gary) Spurling, Bloomington; Thomas (Sharon) Kiper, Leitchfield, Ky.; Brenda (Mike) Morgan, Gridley; daughter-in-law, Marilyn Kiper, Radcliff, Ky.; 11 grandchildren, Eric (Lynn) Kiper, Christy (Barry) Gilbert, Heather (Greg) Hack, Renatta (James) White, Stephanie (Matthew) Meyers, all of Kentucky; Angela Snyder, Pontiac; Amy Veach, Bloomington; Harley Morgan, Gridley; Knute Morgan, Gridley; Kolby Morgan, Forrest; Travis Waterman, Colfax; and 14 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Robert Kiper; three sisters, Bernice Ridgeway, Lena Kiper and Ida Alena Kiper; two brothers, Orville and Roland Kiper.
He was a lifetime farmer who always had a huge garden. He had formerly worked as a plant foreman at Huron Copy Set, Leitchfield, Ky., retiring in 1987. He was a member of the Calvert Community Church, McDaniels, Ky.
A guest registry is available at www.duffypilsmemorialhome.com.