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Darrell L "Skin" Kephart

December 26, 1949 ~ December 28, 2021 (age 72)


Darrell L. "Skin" Kephart, 72, passed away Tuesday December 28, 2021 at his residence.

Born December 26, 1949 in Newtown, he was a son of the late Leland and Hazel (Richner) Kephart.

Darrell was a member of the Brisbin Church of God, a 52 year member of the local 126 and 459 IBEW, lifetime member of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge #327, Osceola Masonic Lodge #515, Shriners, the Jaffa Gester Club, Jaffa Antique Car Club, Jaffa Oriental Band, and member of numerous local clubs.

Darrell was employed as a journey lineman until his retirement.

He enjoyed working with antique cars, hunting with his family and friends, watching his grandchildren play sports, and spending the winters in Florida.

Darrell is survived by his children: Bernie L. Kephart and his wife Julie of Houtzdale, Brett Kephart and his wife Denise of Smokerun, Holly (Kephart) Myers and her husband Todd of Indiana, and longtime companion Sophia Sprankle of Houtzdale.

Also surviving are eight grandchildren; Cierra, Tanner, Brady, Brinley, Sklar, Kaden Kephart, Isaac and Ella Myers, along with a brother Richard Kephart and his wife Judy of Houtzdale, three sisters, Joyce Yarger of Philipsburg, Judy Albert of West Decatur and Betty Oswalt and her husband Tom of Dover.

Darrell was preceded in death by his parents.

Family and friends will be received at the Birger A Freeberg Funeral Home Inc. Houtzdale on Thursday from 2:00 pm to  8:00 pm. and Friday from 10:00 am until noon.

Funeral Service will be held at the funeral home Friday at noon with Rev. Robert Ford officiating.

Houtzdale Loyal Order of Moose will hold a memorial service at 7:30 pm Thursday followed by a Masonic Service at 7:45 pm. Both at the funeral home.

.In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to The Shriner's Hospital for Children, Processing Center, PO Box 947765, Atlanta, GA 30394, or Moose Charities, 155 South International Dr., Mooseheart, IL, 60539 or the Houtzdale- Ramey EMS,PO Box 224, Houtzdale, Pa 16651.

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December 30, 2021

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Birger A. Freeberg Funeral Home, Inc.
200 David Street
Houtzdale, PA 16651

Funeral Service
December 31, 2021

12:00 PM
Birger A. Freeberg Funeral Home Inc.
200 David Street
Houtzdale, PA 16651

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