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Eugene Pepper, 85, Green Co., KY (1935-2021)

Eugene Pepper of Green County passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2021, at the Taylor Regional Hospital. He was 85 years old.

Funeral services for Eugene Pepper will be conducted at 2pmCT on Sunday January 24, 2021, at the Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home, 209 W Court St., Greensburg, KY, with Bro. Richie Curtis and Bro. Colton Hughes officiating. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Separate Baptist Church in the Grab Community of Green County.

A walk-through visitation will be held from 10amCT on Saturday until the funeral hour.

Eugene Pepper was born March 31, 1935 in Green County, Kentucky, to the late Fredrick Thomas and Shirley Davis Pepper.

He made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Sandlick Separate Baptist Church. He was a farmer. He was united in marriage to Shirley Davis Pepper on July 6, 1951. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by seven brothers: Paul Pepper, Morgan Pepper, Shreve Pepper, Crawford Pepper, Glen Pepper, Henry Ford Pepper, and Ralph Pepper; four sisters: Rosie Unger, Evelyn Davis, Ruth Chaney, Orice Nunn.

He is survived by his wife Shirley Davis Pepper; one son and daughter-in-law: Tommy and Sharon Pepper; one daughter and son-in-law: Susan and Bobby Scott all of Greensburg; five grandchildren: Joe Calhoun, Lynn Bankard, Will Calhoun, Carrie Hughes, Amy Bloyd; ten great-grandchildren: Amber Abell, Halie Hall, Colton Hughes, Molly Hughes, Emily Treece, Jacob Treece, Sarah Jo Calhoun, Kenneth Bankard, Jacob Bankard, and Jacob Scott; one great-great grandson: Holand Hall; one sister: JoAnn Ramsey of Franklin, Kentucky; two sisters-in-law: Joyce Pepper of Greensburg and Nell Pepper of North Carolina; one brother-in-law: Ray Unger of Indianapolis, Indiana.

Pallbearers: Terry Hughes, Joe Calhoun, Brad Bloyd, Colton Hughes Jacob Bankard, Kenneth Bankard

Honorary Pallbearers: Josh Chaney, WD Chaney, Will Calhoun, Terry Paxton, Michael Price, Jacob Treece, Jacob Scott, Allen Bankard, Mike Lobb, Bill Dzipack, Mitchell Stevens

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Oak Grove Separate Baptist Church Cemetery Fund. These can be made at the funeral home.

Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Eugene Pepper, 85, Green Co., KY (1935-2021)

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