Charles Epperson

Charles Epperson of Calera, Okla. passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at the age of 93. Charles was born to Carrie Lou Epperson on October 18, 1926 in Hugo, Okla.
Charles attended elementary school in Forney then later graduated from Hugo High School. At the age of 17, Charles enlisted in the United States Army where he proudly served his country as an MP (Military Police) until he was honorably discharged after WWII. He lived in Bernalillo, N.M. for about 35-40 years before he moved back to Calera about two years ago.

Charles was a very hard worker and he worked until he was almost 80 years old as a roofer. He had a mind of his own and was a little bull headed. Charles loved dogs, watching old westerns, working on his car, and was always a do it yourself kind of guy. He was a very private man but was proud of the time he served in the military.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Carrie Lou Patterson, and brother, Lawrence Epperson.

Charles is survived by two brothers, Bill Patterson of Calera and Jerry Patterson and wife Betty of Burleson, Texas; two sisters, Nancy Davis and husband Russell of May, Texas, and Linda “Sue” Cheek and husband Rex of Weatherford, Texas; and numerous loving nieces, nephews, friends, and family.

Graveside services will be held at Soper Cemetery in Soper, Okla. at 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 25, 2020, with Bro. Russell Davis officiating.

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